Rabbit, Run

1960 novel by John Updike / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Rabbit, Run is a 1960 novel by John Updike. The novel depicts three months in the life of a 26-year-old former high school basketball player named Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, who is trapped in a loveless marriage and a boring sales job, and attempts to escape the constraints of his life. It spawned several sequels, including Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, as well as a related 2001 novella, Rabbit Remembered. In these novels, Updike takes a comical and retrospective look at the relentless questing life of Rabbit against the background of the major events of the latter half of the 20th century.

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Rabbit, Run
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AuthorJohn Updike
CountryUnited States
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
Publication date
November 2, 1960[1]
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Followed byRabbit Redux 

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