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John Updike on Ted Williams

By John Updike
(Library of America, Hardcover, 9781598530711, 64pp.)

Publication Date: April 29, 2010

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Description
On the 50th anniversary of Ted Williams' last at-bat comes the definitive new edition of the Updike classic that set the standard for sports writing, prepared by the author just months before his death.



About the Author
John Updike was born in 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954, and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker, and since 1957 has lived in Massachusetts. He is the author of fifty-odd previous books, including twenty novels and numerous collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His fiction has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal.
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