Rabbit Is Rich (Rabbit Angstrom #3) by John Updike

Finished reading this book on November 5, 2006

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award
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The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit Redux, has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as the chief sales representative of Springer Motors, a Toyota agency in Brewer, Pennsylvania. The time is 1979: Skylab is falling, gas lines are lengthening, and double-digit inflation coincides with a deflation of national self-confidence. Nevertheless, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom feels in good shape, ready to enjoy life at last—until his wayward son, Nelson, returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to the lot. New characters and old populate these scenes from Rabbit’s middle age as he continues to pursue, in his zigzagging fashion, the rainbow of happiness.


  • Rabbit Is Rich (Rabbit Angstrom #3)
  • Author: John Updike
  • Finished reading: November 5, 2006
  • Number of pages: 544
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