Received: John Irving’s In One Person

Meta: This is a novel by John Irving to be published May 8, 2012 by Simon & Schuster. The hardcover version spans 425 pages. It is Irving's 13th novel.

Keywords: bisexual narrator, "sexual suspect," Vermont, amateur theatrical society, AIDS

Random Jacket Copy: "His most political novel since The Cider House Rules."

Random Quote: "In the fabulous seventies, when I picked up a guy, or I let myself be picked up, there was always that moment when my hand got hold of his butt; if he liked to be fucked, he would start moaning and writhing around--just to let me know I'd hit the magic spot." (p. 115)

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More by John Irving: The World According to Garp, The Hotel New Hampshire, A Prayer for Owen Meany, The Imaginary Girlfriend, Setting Free the Bears

Further Viewing: "How to Tell if You're a Writer" by John Irving

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