It's 1969, and the times are changing. America is about to land a man on the moon, the Vietnamese war is in full swing, and racial tension is on the rise. Things just aren't as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom. His wife has left him with his teenage son, his job is under threat and his mother is dying. Suddenly, into his confused life - and home - comes Jill, an eighteen-year-old runaway who becomes his lover. But when she invites her friend to stay, a young black radical named Skeeter, the pair's fragile harmony soon begins to fail ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing
This is the second in the Updike series about Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom and his life has moved on ten years. Rabbit appears to have made his peace with the world and has settled down. He works as a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
I don't know why I find Rabbit so engaging. I really don't like him. I don't like any of his family or his friends, but somehow Updike sucked me in. The story was so desperate and unhappy and soul-less but I still wanted to know how it turned out. Read full review