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John Updike

John Updike famously wrote, "America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy."
  U.S. author remembered for the Rabit series of novels (1932-2009)
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  • John Updike famously wrote, "America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy."
  • Not to mention John Updike’s Rabbit, Run (1960), in which Rabbit Angstrom’s wife, Janice, drunkenly drowns their child while trying to bathe it.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • American publishers boast long lists of contemporary writers with international reputations, such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, E. L. Doctorow, and Pat Conroy—to name a few.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • JOHN UPDIKE won two Pulitzer Prizes for his series of novels chronicling the life and death of Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe

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    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
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