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John Updike

a.k.a. John Hoyer Updike

Author Code: AJUP

Born: Mar. 18, 1932 - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: Jan. 27, 2009 - Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

Educated at Harvard College where he was an active contributor to the Harvard Lampoon, Updike graduated summa cum laude in 1954. After graduation, he attended the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at the University of Oxford. His ambition was to become a cartoonist, but, luckily, he returned to the US and became a regular contributor to the New Yorker In 1960, he wrote Rabbit, Run featuring the character Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom, perhaps Updike's most critically acclaimed character. Angstrom appeared in three following novels. In 1962, his nove; Centaur won the National Book Award. Updike received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982 and 1990, a feat only accomplished by William Faulkner and Booth Tarkington before him. He also published eight volumes of poetry and was an acclaimed literary critic. Updike is considered one of the most important American fiction authors of the twentieth century. His other works include The Carpentered Hen (1958), The Poochouse Fair (1959), The Sane Door (1959), Pigeon Feathers (1962), Olinger Stories 1964), Bech, a Book (1970), Rabbit Redux (1971), Museums and Women (1972), Rabbit is Rich (1981), The Witches of Eastwick (1984), Trust Me (1987), Rabbit at Rest (1990), The Afterlife (1994), Gertrude and Claudius (2000 and My father's Tears and Other Stories (2009).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
AJUP001 How Does the State Imagine? 1986 3 221k Article Download PDF - 'How Does the State Imagine?' (AJUP001)   Download ePub - 'How Does the State Imagine?' (AJUP001) Find a printed copy of How Does the State Imagine? by John Updike at AbeBooks
AJUP002 Selected Poetry
  A&P
  Back From Vacation
  Burning Trash
  Dog's Death
  Evening Concert, Sainte-Chapelle
  Ex-Basketball Player
  Flight To Limbo
  Hoeing
  I Missed His Book, But I Read His Name
  In Extremis
  January
  The Mosquito
  On The Road
  Penumbrae
  Perfection Wasted
  Planting Trees
  Player Piano
  Pura Vida
  Relatives
  Requiem
  Returning Native
  Saying Goodbye To Very Young Children
  Seven Stanzas At Easter
  Solitaire
  The Sometime Sportsman Greets The Spring
  Tao In The Yankee Stadium Bleachers
  There Was An Old Poop From Poughkeepsie
  V.B. Nimble, V.B. Quick
  Venetian Candy
1958-1993 33 258k eBook Download PDF - 'Selected Poetry' (AJUP002)   Download ePub - 'Selected Poetry' (AJUP002) Find a printed copy of Selected Poetry by John Updike at AbeBooks

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