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Subject: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/27/09 at 12:46 pm

Renowned US novelist John Updike has died at the age of 76, his publisher has announced. He had been suffering from lung cancer.

Updike won many top literary prizes, including Pulitzers for two volumes of his famous Rabbit series.


Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: Reynolds1863 on 01/27/09 at 12:50 pm

He also wrote "Witches Of Eastwick" and Widow of Eastwick"  RIP Mr. Updike. :\'(

Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: ninny on 01/27/09 at 1:30 pm

RIP Mr. Updike  :\'(

Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: statsqueen on 01/27/09 at 2:46 pm

I just read this on cnn.com    :\'(

RIP Mr. Updike.  Thank you for some wonderful reading.

Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: danootaandme on 01/27/09 at 3:58 pm


RIP Rabbit  :\'(

Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: 80sTrivMeister on 01/27/09 at 4:47 pm

One of America's best men of letters and one of my favorite authors. :(

Subject: Re: US novelist John Updike dies of cancer

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/27/09 at 6:59 pm

After Vonnegut, it's the passing of an era.  They don't make novelists like Updike anymore.

Rabbit at Rest.

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