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Rabbit Redux - John Updike
Rabbit Redux
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In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the impulsive former athlete has become a paunchy thirty-six-year-old conservative, and Eisenhower’s becalmed America has become 1969’s lurid turmoil of... show more
In this sequel to Rabbit, Run, John Updike resumes the spiritual quest of his anxious Everyman, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom. Ten years have passed; the impulsive former athlete has become a paunchy thirty-six-year-old conservative, and Eisenhower’s becalmed America has become 1969’s lurid turmoil of technology, fantasy, drugs, and violence. Rabbit is abandoned by his family, his home invaded by a runaway and a radical, his past reduced to a ruined inner landscape; still he clings to semblances of decency and responsibility, and yearns to belong and to believe.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780449911938 (0449911934)
ASIN: 449911934
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: Rabbit Angstrom -4 (#2)
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3.0 Rabbit Redux
Rabbit Redux is a continuation of the story of Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom, first introduced in Updike's novel, Rabbit, Run. In the first book, set in the 1950's, Rabbit, feeling trapped in his marriage, leaves his wife. In this 2nd novel, Rabbit and his wife, Janice, are back together, but the settin...
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