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John Updike

John Updike

Full Name: John Hoyer Updike

Born: March 18, 1932
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died: January 27, 2009

Occupation: Author, Critic, Poet, and Short-Story Writer
Profile: Awarded two Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction. In 1982 for Rabbit Is Rich and in 1991 for Rabbit at Rest.

Number of Quotes: 2

My mother used to have dreams about being a writer and I used to watch her.

Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.

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