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By John Updike

ISBN-10: 0394481739

ISBN-13: 9780394481739

ISBN-10: 0394747623

ISBN-13: 9780394747620

ISBN-10: 0449220079

ISBN-13: 9780449220078

Museums and Women gathers twenty-nine brief tales from the Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies. it's John Updike’s so much a number of assortment, a ebook as jam-packed with departures and surprises because the historic interval that produced them. a few tales, similar to the identify piece, have the tone and character of essays. Others objectify the chimeras of middle-class existence, particularly existence in a fictional New England enclave referred to as Tarbox. The illustrated jeux d’esprit within the part referred to as “Other Modes” position Updike someplace among Robert Benchley and Donald Barthelme as a toymaker in prose. Crowning the gathering are 5 scenes from the wedding of Richard and Joan Maple, a narrative series with the narrative curiosity and cumulative energy of a novel.

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