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His characters are flawed but believable. Joan gets involved in the civil rights movement.
Too Far to Go (Maples Stories) by John Updike
The legacy of the Vietnam War lingers. You feel the emerging counter culture in a couple of stories.
Updike has shifted directions with each decade as he has responded to too far to go updike changing times, while at the same time maintaining a basic, if sometimes ambiguous, personal integrity. Updike's work, sophisticated and inventive, focuses on middle-class America and their major concernsmarriage, divorce, religion, materialism, and sex.
Rabbit Run introduces Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom as a year-old salesman of dime-store gadgets trapped in an unhappy marriage in a dismal Pennsylvania town, looking back wistfully on his days as a high school basketball star.
Rabbit Redux takes up the story 10 years later, and Rabbit's relationship with representative figures of the s enables Updike to provide social commentary in a story marked by mellow wisdom and compassion in spite of some too far to go updike jolts.
Garth Risk Hallberg 1 A couple of weeks ago, Harvard University's acquired the late John Updike's papers, which will take up something like shelf-feet in Houghton Library.
Now the sorting of the Updike archives begins. My own first forays into Updike's back pages earlier this year revealed a different writer than the one I thought I remembered The Maples never seen to have money problems, which seems unusual.
We get it, John. And sometimes his prose can be self-consciously ornate and clever, almost solipsistic. But I really like this book.
His characters are flawed but believable.