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Born in New Hampshire, Irving is married and has three sons. He lives in Vermont and Toronto. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004 The Door in the Floor (novel "A Widow for One Year")
 1999 The Cider House Rules (novel) / (screenplay)
 1998 Simon Birch (novel "A Prayer For Owen Meany" - suggestion)
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire (novel)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The 500-Pound Marriage" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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[on 'In One Person'] One reason this book took only two years to write is that, from a research point-of-view, it was easy. I remember those terribly conflicted feelings that any young boy feels in an all-boy school, where some of the older boys are forbiddingly attractive to you. You're attracted to everything in sight: faculty wives, your friends' mothers. You think, 'Jesus,can I please be ... See more »

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Wrote the adaptation of "The Cider House Rules" over a period of 13 years. See more »

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