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Rabbit Is Rich

Updike, John

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ISBN 10: 0394520874 / ISBN 13: 9780394520872
Published by Knopf, New York, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Knopf, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Third novel in the epochal Rabbit tetralogy, and winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1982. boover 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A superior copy of the third novel in the distinguished Rabbit tetralogy, and this one won both the Pulitzer and National Book Awards in 1982. I want to use words like "superior" and "pristine" in describing the quality, because it has the look and feel of an unread new book and I see no defects whatever in it. It must have come from the estate of the original owner -- red top stain is unfaded, pages bright white, edges totally clean, no marks. Altogether an exemplary copy of an important and memorable novel. Bookseller Inventory # 160219

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Title: Rabbit Is Rich

Publisher: Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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The hero of John Updike's Rabbit, Run (1960), ten years after the hectic events described in Rabbit Redux (1971), has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as Chief Sales Representative of Springer Motors, a Toyota agency in Brewer, Pennsylvania. The time is 1979: Skylab is falling, gas lines are lengthening, the President collapses while running in a marathon, and double-digit inflation coincides with a deflation of national confidence. Nevertheless, Harry Angstrom feels in good shape, ready to enjoy life at last -- until his son, Nelson, returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to his lot. New characters and old populate these scenes from Rabbit's middle age, as he continues to pursue, in his erratic fashion, the rainbow of happiness.

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