Author Talk with John Irving

Join us in the Clark Fork Library Community Room for a viewing of an exciting, pre-recorded online chat with internationally bestselling author John Irving!
Join us for an intimate conversation with John Irving as he chats about not only his most recent novel, The Last Chairlift, but also about his prolific body of work and a lifetime spent writing. Irving’s first novel was published when he was just twenty-six years old. He has gone on to be nominated for a National Book Award three times and won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Refreshments will be provided.

a picture of author John Irving with two of his book covers

About the Author: ​​
John Irving was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1942. His first novel, Setting Free the Bears, was published in 1968, when he was twenty-six. Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times, winning in 1980 for The World According to Garp. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules. In 2013, he won a Lambda Literary Award for In One Person. Internationally renowned, his books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. A Prayer for Owen Meany is his best-selling novel, in every language.
John Irving is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. He lives in Toronto.

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Apr 19 2024


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Clark Fork Library
601 Main St. Clark Fork, Idaho


Clark Fork Branch Manager
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