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Updike, John (Hoyer) 1932-; U.S. novelist
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, John Hoyer 1932-2009.
American writer particularly known for his tragicomic novels, such as Rabbit, Run (1960) and Rabbit at Rest (1990), concerning the trials of middle-class suburbanites.