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Obit: John Updike

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009


John Updike dies at 76; Pulitzer-winning author


John Updike


The author of more than 50 books and myriad short stories was revered by some critics and minimized by others. He was known for capturing the mood and emotions of small-town, middle-class America.

By Mary Rourke
Los Angeles Times
January 27, 2009


John Updike, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction whose novels and short stories exposed an undercurrent of ambivalence and disappointment in small-town, middle-class America, died Tuesday. He was 76.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)