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Rabbit is Rich (1981) [Novel]
by John Updike Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom
Part: 3

Summary :

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.

Original title: Rabbit is Rich
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Rabbit Angstrom: The Four Novels (1995) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: John Updike

Edition #1: Rabbit is Rich

Rabbit is Rich (1981)
Awards: Pulitzer Prize (1982), National Book Critics Circle Award (1982), National Book Award (1982)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Rabbit is Rich (1996)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0449911829
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.5 x 0.9 in
Pages: 432

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Rabbit is Rich (1982)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Fawcett Publications
ISBN: 0449245489
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.9 x 1 in
Pages: 448

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