John Irving Tells the Story of a Mexican 'Dump Kid' Who Learns to Read
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December 1, 2015
Novelist John Irving, author 'A Prayer for Owen Meany' and 'The World According to Garp', discusses Juan Diego, the lead character in 'Avenue of Mysteries' who is a self-taught reader raised in one of Mexico’s dumps.
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