The Fourth Hand

Title

The Fourth Hand

Authors

John Irving

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

While reporting a story from India, a New York television journalist has his left hand eaten by a lion; millions of TV viewers witness the accident. A well-known Boston hand surgeon wants to perform the first hand transplant on the reporter, but the problem is there is no hand available. A married woman from Wisconsin wants to give the reporter her husband's left hand--that is, after her husband dies.

Publication Date

2001

Publisher

Random House

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2018 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction

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