Rabbit at Rest (Penguin Modern Classics)

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It's 1989, and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom is far from restful. Fifty-six and overweight, he has a struggling business on his hands and a heart that is starting to fail. His family, too, are giving him cause for concern. His son Nelson is a wreck of a man, a cocaine addict with shattered self-respect. Janice, his wife, has decided that she wants to be a working girl. And as for Pru, his daughter-in-law, she seems to be sending out signals to Rabbit that he knows he should ignore, but somehow can't. He has to make the most of life, after all. He doesn't have much time left ...

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Fifty-six and overweight, Harry Rabbit Angstrom has a struggling business on his hands and a heart that is starting to fail. His family, too, is giving him cause for concern. His son is a wreck of a man and his wife has decided that she wants to be a working girl. He has to make the most of life. After all, he doesn't have much time left.

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"Brilliant...It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time." -- The Washington Post Book World


"Powerful John Updike with his precisian's prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a master." -- The New York Times Book Review
"The most authoritative and most magical portrait yet written of the past four decades of American life." -- Time
"A rich and rewarding novel...Updike is working at the full height of his powers." -- The New York Times

"Brilliant...It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time." -- The Washington Post Book World
"Powerful John Updike with his precisian's prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a master." -- The New York Times Book Review

"The most authoritative and most magical portrait yet written of the past four decades of American life." -- Time

"A rich and rewarding novel...Updike is working at the full height of his powers." -- The New York Times

"Rich and rewarding . . . Updike is working at the full height of his powers."--"The New York Times"
"Brilliant . . . It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time.""--The Washington Post Book World"
"Powerful . . . John Updike with his precisian's prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a "master."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times Book Review"

Rich and rewarding . . . Updike is working at the full height of his powers. "The New York Times"
Brilliant . . . It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time. " The Washington Post Book World"
Powerful . . . John Updike with his precisian s prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a "master. Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times Book Review""

Rich and rewarding . . . Updike is working at the full height of his powers. The New York Times
Brilliant . . . It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time. The Washington Post Book World
Powerful . . . John Updike with his precisian s prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a master. Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times Book Review

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-Rich and rewarding . . . Updike is working at the full height of his powers.---The New York Times
-Brilliant . . . It must be read. It is the best novel about America to come out of America for a very, very long time.---The Washington Post Book World
-Powerful . . . John Updike with his precisian's prose and his intimately attentive yet cold eye is a master.---Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times Book Review

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