In One Person: A Novel

Written by:
John Irving
Narrated by:
John Benjamin Hickey

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
May 2012
16 hours 20 minutes
From the author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The World According to Garp comes 'his most daringly political, sexually transgressive, and moving novel in well over a decade' (Vanity Fair).

A New York Times bestselling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Person is a story of unfulfilled love—tormented, funny, and affecting—and an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of In One Person, tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a 'sexual suspect,' a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in his landmark novel of 'terminal cases,' The World According to Garp.

In One Person is a poignant tribute to Billy’s friends and lovers—a theatrical cast of characters who defy category and convention. Not least, In One Person is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of the solitariness of a bisexual man who is dedicated to making himself 'worthwhile.'
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Salvatore Harkinson

I thought it was great. Not much of a reviewer,I just wanted to combat the one star someone else gave!

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Steve C.

A generational tapestry highlighting the the struggle for personal emergence played out upon a quasi comical field of characters in the gender spectrum. Irving at his modern best asking the questions about what can define an individual and what will stifle a person’s blossoming spirit. It champions a world view of empathy and open mindedness. Life ain’t easy but it’s exploratory and not predestined. Laughs and tears and struggle are to be expected not dismissed as weakness.

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Niklas W.

One of Irving's best novels! Couldn't stop reading.

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Anne Mitchell

Really boring and pointless. Repetitive and self serving. Would not recommend.

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