Chapter 1: The Foul Ball
Chapter 2: The Armadillo
Chapter 3: The Angel
Chapter 4: The Little Lord Jesus
Chapter 5: The Ghost of the Future
Chapter 6: The Voice
Chapter 7: The Dream
Chapter 8: The Finger
Chapter 9: The Shot
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I think that Owen's being swaddled too tightly to move his arms in "The Little Lord Jesus" is another instance of the armlessness motif, especially considering the religious setting of the pageant.
This story is too great a fabrication to take seriously. It borders on fantasy. Irving is a strange person with a very warped perspective of religion.