John Updike Seek My Face

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Seek My Face

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On a spring day in Vermont, seventy-nine-year-old painter Hope Chafetz tells the story of her life to Kathryn, a young interviewer from New York. Questions send Hope back to her youth, to the heady postwar days of American art and her relationships with the artists who defined their times. As the day wears on, Kathryn and Hope - interviewer and interviewee - try to understand one another across the gulf of age, experience and time that lies between them. And subtly, as each comes to know the other, their relationship changes ...

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A brief novel of deep feeling . . . What you recall is that reading Updike has always provided the pleasures you hoped were in store when you went through the trouble of learning to read. Time
The premise of Seek My Face is clean and powerful, like a canvas by Barnett Newman. . . . Swirled over [it] is John Updike s superabundant prose, dazzling strings of looping sentences that wrap these two women in glittering constellations of words. The New York Observer

A rewarding new novel from our reigning master of surprise, the last sequence of which is surpassing in its beauty. San Francisco Chronicle"

"A brief novel of deep feeling . . . What you recall is that reading Updike has always provided the pleasures you hoped were in store when you went through the trouble of learning to read."-- Time
"The premise of Seek My Face is clean and powerful, like a canvas by Barnett Newman. . . . Swirled over [it] is John Updike's superabundant prose, dazzling strings of looping sentences that wrap these two women in glittering constellations of words." --The New York Observer

"A rewarding new novel from our reigning master of surprise, the last sequence of which is surpassing in its beauty."-- San Francisco Chronicle

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