The Water-Method Man

The Water-Method Man

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by John Irving
     
 

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Bogus Trumpeter, a wayward knight-errant in the battle of the sexes, has a serious problem, and he has only his "weapon" to blame. Due to a birth defect, or a nonspecific kind of infection, or a strain of venereal disease, Trumpter suffers from a recurring urinary tract blockage. Four alternatives present themselves as possible solutions to his problem: drugs, no sex,… See more details below

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Bogus Trumpeter, a wayward knight-errant in the battle of the sexes, has a serious problem, and he has only his "weapon" to blame. Due to a birth defect, or a nonspecific kind of infection, or a strain of venereal disease, Trumpter suffers from a recurring urinary tract blockage. Four alternatives present themselves as possible solutions to his problem: drugs, no sex, surgery, or "the water method." As if this were not enough, Trumpeter's life is further complicated by a wife who wants out and a mistress who wants a baby!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671822545
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
10/28/1978

Meet the Author

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Hometown:
Vermont
Date of Birth:
March 2, 1942
Place of Birth:
Exeter, New Hampshire
Education:
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1965; also studied at University of Vienna; M.F.A., Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1967

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