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John Updike
Birth: Mar. 18, 1932
Shillington
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 2009
Beverly Farms
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Author. A Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, he was a prolific man of letters and an erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in postwar America. Considered one of the most prominent contemporary American novelists of his time, his works included over 50 books in a career that began in the 1950s. Won virtually every literary prize, including two Pulitzer Prizes, for "Rabbit Is Rich" and "Rabbit at Rest," and two National Book Awards. Also wrote stories, reviews, and poems that appeared in The New Yorker magazine and wrote regularly for The New York Review of Books. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Russell Updike (1900 - 1972)
  Linda Grace Hoyer Updike (1904 - 1989)

Cause of death: Lung cancer
 
Burial:
Robeson Lutheran Church Cemetery *
Plowville
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
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