Friday, March 18, 2016

Happy Birthday, John Updike!

     Although I knew his short stories, it was not until I lived in Reading, PA during my seminary internship year that I started reading the Rabbit novels. When I read his descriptions of Brewer, Reading was instantly recognizable. Years later, I finished the novels, He had a brilliant career, and should have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

     Like Updike, I am a Pennsylvanian, and we also shared the same spiritual sources to a very large extent.The link will share the relevant information:

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