Rabbit at Rest by John Updike

The novel is a final look into the life of Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, a former high-school basketball star, now in his mid-fifties, overweight and grappling with several health issues. Despite his success in business, his personal life is in shambles, with his wife addicted to alcohol and his son to drugs. Harry, struggling with his mortality, is trying to understand his past and make sense of his future, while dealing with the changing American society and the consequences of his own choices.

The 475th greatest book of all time


Published
1990
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
450-500
Words
156,000
Original Language
English

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