John Updike, prize-winning writer, dead at age 76

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  1. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight New Member

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    NEW YORK – John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday at age 76.
    Updike, best known for his four "Rabbit" novels, died of lung cancer at a hospice near his home in Beverly Farms, Mass., according to his longtime publisher, Alfred A. Knopf.

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    I am sorry to hear this. Just a very sad day all the way around. Prayers for his family and friends. I loved his books.
     

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