Quote by: John Irving

I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write.

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Author Bio

  • NameJohn Irving
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist and screenwriter
  • BornMarch 2, 1942
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Screenwriter; Novelist
  • WorksThe World According To Garp; A Prayer For Owen Meany
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Lambda Literary Award; National Book Award