Book World: Literary Transvestism In John Irving’s ‘in One Person’

John Irving’s new novel — his 13th — is about a bisexual man.
The rest of the details you already know: the prep school setting, some wrestling, a missing father, a career as a popular novelist, a sojourn in Vienna and, of course, a weird sexual initiation.
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