The Cider House Rules by John Irving is a 560-page hardcover published in 1985 by William Morrow and Company, Inc. The dust jacket has mild surface wear and a small closed tear along the back corner flap. Inside, the previous owner's name is written in ink on the end page. The condition of the rest of the book is pristine, with clean unmarked pages and sound binding.
The Cider House Rules is John Irving's sixth novel. Set in rural Maine in the first half of this century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch--saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.ISBN: 0-688-03036-X