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Poorhouse Fair
Poorhouse Fair
Author: John Updike
THE POORHOUSE FAIR was John Updike's first full length novel, published four years after he graduated from Harvard. It concerns the events surrounding a fair put on by members of a poorhouse and is an allegory about charity. Short and succinct, it speaks to those fears all of us have of growing not old, but dependent. "Since the successful poet...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780141188485
ISBN-10: 0141188480
Publication Date: 6/1/2006
Pages: 176
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Publisher: Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
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