Banned Books 2010 – A Prayer for Owen Meany

Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.


Removed from the Pelham (MA) school district recommended summer reading list after a parent complained about the novel’s objectionable language and sexuality.


Challenged in Kanawha County (WV) high schools as pornographic, offensive and vulgar.

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A Banned book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
A Challenged book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.

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Ron Titus,

Last updated

July 30, 2010