The Witches of Eastwick

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780449912102
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About the Author

John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

Reviews

"John Updike is the great genial sorcerer of American letters [and] The Witches of Eastwick [one of his] most ambitious works. . . . [A] comedy of the blackest sort."--The New York Times Book Review

"A great deal of fun to read . . . fresh, constantly entertaining . . . John Updike [is] a wizard of language and observation."--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Vintage Updike, which is to say among the best fiction we have."--Newsday