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The Afterlife

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The Afterlife by John Updike
Paperback
Aug 27, 1996 | ISBN 9780449912010
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    Aug 27, 1996 | ISBN 9780449912010

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    Oct 14, 2009 | ISBN 9780307416773

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“Marvelously moving . . . These tales evoke a certain peace and a definite wonder at what an astonishingly graceful writer Updike is.”—USA Today
 
“Quintessential Updike . . . These tales are elegies for lost youth and receding passions.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
 
“If one trait can account for John Updike’s staying power, it is the man’s exquisite grasp of ordinary miracles. . . . With his small mirages, his puddles left by both the heroic and the damned, Updike can turn the simple, misguided efforts of a man into a signature of song.”—The Boston Globe

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