Through the winter, sprinJohn Updike's fourth and final novel about an ex-basketball player finds Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom with heart trouble, a Florida condo and a second grandchild. He searches for joy in the latter two events but finds little.
Through the winter, spring and summer of 1989, as a debt-ridden, AIDS-plagued America looks the other way, Rabbit explores the bleak terrain of middle age, looking for reasons to live.
"In chronicling Rabbit's life, Updike has set his unmistakable stamp on the last four decades of this century. If this novel is in some respects elegy to Rabbit's bewildered existence, it is also a poignant, humorous guidebook to the aborted American dream." (Publisher's Source)...Continua