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Assorted prose.

Author: John Updike
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Parodies, humorous sketches, book reviews, and autobiographical writing.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Updike, John.
Assorted prose.
New York, Knopf, 1965
(OCoLC)568038033
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 9780812983777 0812983777
OCLC Number: 292179
Description: xii, 326 pages 21 cm
Contents: The American man : what of him? --
Anywhere is where you hang you hat --
What is a rhyme? --
Drinking from a cup made cinchy --
On the sidewalk --
Why Robert Frost should receive the Nobel Prize --
Confessions of a wild bore --
The unread book route --
Alphonse Peintre --
Mr. Ex-resident --
Central Park --
No dodo --
Voices in the Biltmore --
Our own Baedeker --
Postal complaints --
Old and precious --
Spatial remarks --
Dinosaur egg --
Upright carpentry --
Crush vs. whip --
Métro gate --
Cancelled --
Morality play --
Obfuscating coverage --
Bryant Park --
John Marquand --
Two heroes --
Doomsday, Mass. --
Grandma Moses --
Spring rain --
Eisenhower's eloquence --
Mostly glass --
Three documents --
Free bee-hours --
Beer can --
Modern art --
The assassination --
T.S. Eliot --
The dogwood tree : a boyhood --
The lucid eye in silver town --
My uncle's death --
Outing : a family anecdote --
Mea culpa : a travel note --
Eclipse --
Poetry from Downtroddendom --
Snow from a dead sky --
Franny and Zooey --
Credos and curios --
Beerbohm and others --
Rhyming Max --
No use talking --
Stuffed fox --
Honest horn --
Faith in search of understanding --
Tillich --
More love in the western world --
A foreword for young readers --
Creatures of the air --
Between a wedding and a funeral --
How How it is was --
Grandmaster Nabokov.
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Parodies, humorous sketches, book reviews, and autobiographical writing.

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