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Irving, John

Syllabification: Ir·ving, John
Pronunciation: /ˈərviNG
 
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Definition of Irving, John in English:

( 1942-) US writer and teacher; born John Wallace Blunt, Jr. His works such as The World According to Garp (1978) combine tragedy with comedy; full name John Winslow Irving. He also wrote The Hotel New Hampshire (1981), The Cider House Rules (1985), and Last Night in Twisted River (2009).

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