Rabbit Is Rich Author:John Updike John Updike continues to probe the yearning frustrations and pain of suburban America in this third encounter with the Angstroms, Harry (Rabbit), Janice and their son Nelson. Rabbit, basically decent but no intellectual, is ten years down the road from RABBIT REDUX. Updike's hero, now a middle-aged Toyota dealer, still seeks peace and contentme... more »nt -- items not standard equipment in his life. RABBIT IS RICH won the literary Triple Crown: the Pulitzer prize, American Book Award and a commendatory scroll from the National Book Critics Circle. "For Updike is now indisputable at the top of his craft. No one else using the English language over the past 2 1/2 decades has written so well in so may ways as he." (Time)« less
Gives a real overview of the late seventies in this continuing story of Rabbit's life. Too much sex for my taste. Characters like no one I've ever met, but they're supposedly stereotypical Americans of their time. Well written but pretty depressing if Updike really thought people were like these characters.