by Adam Begley


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ISBN-13: 9780061896453
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/08/2014
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 871,609
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Adam Begley was the books editor for the New York Observer from 1996 to 2009. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow at the Leon Levy Center for Biography at the CUNY Graduate Center. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Times Magazine, Financial Times, Guardian, London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, and many other publications. He lives in England.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

I A Tour of Berks County 1

II The Harvard Years 53

III The Talk of the Town 104

IV Welcome to Tarbox 158

V The Two Iseults 207

VI Couples 256

VII Updike Abroad 295

VIII Tarbox Redux 319

IX Marrying Martha 358

X Haven Hill 403

XI The Lonely Fort 458

XII Endpoint 479

Acknowledgments 487

Notes 491

Credits 535

Index 537

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Very well written and captivating. Recommend for any Updike reader and/or scholar.