Rabbit, Run

Updike, John

_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.

309p. 21×15,5cm.

€ 40.00

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)