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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.
         
   
F
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.

R
We invent what we love, and what we fear.
A
Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
N
Half my life is an act of revision.
K
"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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