Ruth Westkaemper

Location: Lower Gwynedd, PA USA
In My Own Words:
I am a card carrying member of two book clubs, and enjoy reading. Majoring in mathematics in college, my appreciation of literature has developed over many years as wife, mother of four, homemaker and friend; now grandmother of six under 4 yrs. old. I am deeply religious and truly love watching the development of human lives and the search for truth and personhood. I belieave we not only see th… Read more


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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
5.0 out of 5 stars A Favorite, Aug. 13 2002
This novel seems to have it all - great story, well drawn characters who are likable in their humaness, humor, ....
The story is compelling. I really wanted to know what was going to happen, yet could put it down satisfied to ponder it at almost any time.

This wonderful story of faith was writen by a man who claims to have no faith. A person of faith, I am indebted to John Irving for this novel. It is my favorite book to date.