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 John Updike
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John Updike Famous memorial

Birth
Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
27 Jan 2009 (aged 76)
Beverly Farms, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
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Plowville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
33302628 View Source

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 27 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 33302628
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33302628/john-updike: accessed ), memorial page for John Updike (18 Mar 1932–27 Jan 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33302628, citing Robeson Lutheran Church Cemetery, Plowville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.