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The centaur.

Author: John Updike; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1963.
Series: A Borzoi book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.View all editions and formats
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This story retells the Greek myth of the centaur, Chiron, who sacrifices his immortality for Prometheus. In the retelling, Olympus becomes Olinger High School; Chiron teaches general science; and, Prometheus is his 15-year-old son. Set in 1947 Pennsylvania.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Updike, John.
Centaur.
New York, Knopf, 1963
(OCoLC)565367249
Online version:
Updike, John.
Centaur.
New York, Knopf, 1963
(OCoLC)607764083
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780449912164 0449912167
OCLC Number: 292080
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1964.
Description: 302 p. 22 cm.
Series Title: A Borzoi book.

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This story retells the Greek myth of the centaur, Chiron, who sacrifices his immortality for Prometheus. In the retelling, Olympus becomes Olinger High School; Chiron teaches general science; and, Prometheus is his 15-year-old son. Set in 1947 Pennsylvania.

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