Rabbit, Run is the book that established John Updike as one of the major American novelists of his—or any other—generation. Its hero is Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, a onetime high-school basketball star who on an impulse deserts his wife and son. He is twenty-six years old, a man-child caught in a struggle between instinct and thought, self and society, sexual gratification and family duty—even, in a sense, human hard-heartedness and divine Grace. Though his flight from home traces a zigzag of evasion, he holds to the faith that he is on the right path, an invisible line toward his own salvation as straight as a ruler's edge.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KamGeb - LibraryThing
I couldn't get through the book. I felt like it was a chick lit book for men. It is about a basketball star leaving his wife and screwing a woman. None of the characters interested me. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bpeters65 - LibraryThing
Wow, I wanted to like this book, but sorry...too damn slow. And I am typically one that can handle book of this sort. I kept waiting for it to move along. Quit reading about half way through. I ... Read full review