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by John Updike

Author: John Updike
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK) (May 1, 2010)
Pages: 384 pages
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Rating: 4.4
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman.

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Home John Updike Rabbit Redux. Harry, the malice of people surpasses human understanding in my book, and the poor soul has no defenses against it, there she lies and has to listen. Ten years ago, wouldn’t she have laid them out? Wouldn’t her tongue have cut them down?

Rabbit Redux is a 1971 novel by John Updike.

Rabbit Redux is a 1971 novel by John Updike. It is the second book in his "Rabbit" series, beginning with Rabbit, Run and followed by Rabbit Is Rich, Rabbit At Rest, published from 1960 to 1990, and the related 2001 novella, Rabbit Remembered. Rabbit Redux finds former high-school basketball star Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom working a dead-end job as a Linotype operator at the local printing plant

The assumptions and obsessions that control our daily lives are explored in tantalizing detail by master novelist John Updike in this wise, witty, sexy story.

The assumptions and obsessions that control our daily lives are explored in tantalizing detail by master novelist John Updike in this wise, witty, sexy story. Harry Angstrom – known to all as Rabbit, one of America’s most famous literary characters – finds his dreary life shattered by the infidelity of his wife, Janice.

From BBC Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime: John Updike's masterful Rabbit quintet established Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom as the quintessential American White middle class male

From BBC Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime: John Updike's masterful Rabbit quintet established Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom as the quintessential American White middle class male. The first book Rabbit, Run was published in 1960 to critical acclaim. Rabbit Redux is the second in the series, published in 1971 and charting the end of the sixties - featuring, among other things, the first American moon landing and the Vietnam War.

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John Updike was popular for many of his previous books but he rose to great eminence with his novel ‘Rabbit Run’ that was published in 1960. They are ‘Rabbit Redux’ (1971), ‘Rabbit is Rich’ (1981) and ‘Rabbit at Rest’ (1990). Rabbit is Rich’ won him the ‘Pulitzer Prize’ in 1982

John Updike was popular for many of his previous books but he rose to great eminence with his novel ‘Rabbit Run’ that was published in 1960. This book gave birth to one of the most famed American characters of the 20th century; Harry (Rabbit) Angstrom. His story starts in high school where he was appreciated as a terrific basketball player. Rabbit is Rich’ won him the ‘Pulitzer Prize’ in 1982. At 32 years of age, John Updike became the youngest person to get elected to the ‘National Institute of Arts and Letters’.

SKEETER, "We've been raped, we've been raped!" the house. What the hell," Rabbit says, standing in the front hall beside the three chime tubes. Hell, man, it's revolution, right?" the young black says, not rising from the mossy brown armchair. His glasses flash two silver circles; his goatee is a smudge in shadow.

Things just aren’t as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom. His wife has left him with his teenage son, his job is under threat and his mother is dying.

It’s 1969, and the times are changing. America is about to land a man on the moon, the Vietnamese war is in full swing, and racial tension is on the rise. Things just aren’t as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom. Suddenly, into his confused life - and home - comes Jill, an eighteen-year-old runaway who becomes his lover.

It's 1969, and the times are changing. America is about to land a man on the moon, the Vietnamese war is in full swing, and racial tension is on the rise. Things just aren't as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom. His wife has left him with his teenage son, his job is under threat and his mother is dying. Suddenly, into his confused life - and home - comes Jill, an eighteen-year-old runaway who becomes his lover. But when she invites her friend to stay, a young black radical named Skeeter, the pair's fragile harmony soon begins to fail.