John Updike
John Updike
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John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932 in Shillington, Pennsylvania) was an American writer. Updikes most famous work is his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is RicRead More
John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932 in Shillington, Pennsylvania) was an American writer. Updikes most famous work is his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; and Rabbit Remembered). Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest both won Pulitzer Prizes for Updike. Describing his subject as the American small town, Protestant middle class, Updike is well known for his careful craftsmanship and prolific writing, having published 22 novels and more than a dozen short story collections as well as poetry, literary criticism and childrens books. Hundreds of his stories, reviews, and poems have appeared in The New Yorker since the 1950s. His works often explore sex, faith, and death, and their inter-relationships.

He died of lung cancer at age 76.Read Less
Books by John Updike
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