_Alfred A. Knopf / 1982 / 7th print
Cond. Near Fine / near fine dust-jacket / Hardcover / (#PA0522) / image
A near fine hardcover, ex-lib with word written on title page, library card & holder inside back cover DJ near fine in protective plastic cover sticker on spine as in image. 7th print.
Rabbit, Run is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his—or any other—generation. Its hero is Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, a onetime high-school basketball star who on an impulse deserts his wife and son. He is twenty-six years old, a man-child caught in a struggle between instinct and thought, self and society, sexual gratification and family duty—even, in a sense, human hard-heartedness and divine Grace. Though his flight from home traces a zigzag of evasion, he holds to the faith that he is on the right path, an invisible line toward his own salvation as straight as a ruler’s edge. (Goodreads)