John Irving: A author’s life

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Author John Irving has mined his private historical past and obsessions as the place to begin for such acclaimed works of fiction as “The World According to Garp” and “The Cider House Rules.” Now 80, he has printed his first novel in seven years, “The Last Chairlift,” a story of sexual politics and ghosts. He talks with correspondent Rita Braver about inspiration, Charles Dickens, and acceptance.

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