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John Updike John Hoyer Updike (1932-2009) was associated with the New Yorker magazine from 1955, he soon established a reputation for polished prose, poetry, and criticism.

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His novels include Couples 1968 and Rogers Version 1986 and deal with contemporary US middle-class life.

Two characters recur in his work: the basketball player 'Rabbit' Angstrom (introduced in Rabbit, Run 1960) and the novelist Henry Bech.

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John Updike was an American writer.

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Date Added: 04 July '12

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