Rabbit at Rest Paperback
by John Updike
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
It's 1989, and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom is far from restful.
Fifty-six and overweight, he has a struggling business on his hands and a heart that is starting to fail.
His family, too, are giving him cause for concern. His son Nelson is a wreck of a man, a cocaine addict with shattered self-respect.
Janice, his wife, has decided that she wants to be a working girl. And as for Pru, his daughter-in-law, she seems to be sending out signals to Rabbit that he knows he should ignore, but somehow can't.
He has to make the most of life, after all. He doesn't have much time left ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141188447
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