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John Irving
(1942-____) born on
Mar 2
US novelist, short-story writer. His novels include "The World According to Garp," 1978 and "The Hotel New Hampshire," 1981; both were adapted to films.
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.

We invent what we love, and what we fear.
Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
Half my life is an act of revision.
"You've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed."
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Interview in Writers at Work (Eighth Series, ed. by George Plimpton, 1988).
R: The Hotel New Hampshire
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: The Hotel New Hampshire," Dutton 81

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