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John Updike

Born: 1932-03-18 - Died: 2009-01-27
Cause of Death:
Lung Cancer


Death Summary: At the age of 76, John Updike died after battling lunch cancer. Before passing away, he released a novel "The Widows of Eastwick," and had a collection of stories titled "My Father's Tears and Other Stories," scheduled to come out later in the year.

Who was John Updike : John Updike was an American writer of novels, poems, and other forms of writing. He is best known for his novel "The Witches of Eastwick," which would later become a major motion picture, and his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; and Rabbit Remembered).
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6 Signatures in John Updike's guestbook

  1. Pia Lund - Norway Says:

    Good literature never dies, thank you for bringing my lust for reading to a new level…

  2. cassie Says:

    whaatt a great man, He filled my life with joy>let him rest in peace.

  3. Stacy Says:

    I loves those poems! Some were sexual…a wee bit…and that made me giggle as a teenager but I knew that he was greatness. RIP John. Thank you.

  4. Kiernan Butz Says:

    We met once; you signed some books for me. The occasion was memorable, but your writings touched me for a lifetime.

  5. Alec Mead Says:

    At the age of 76, John Updike died after battling lunch cancer??????

  6. Asaf Says:

    - Hey, Iris! It was great seeing you again! Couldn’t beeilve how much Kim has grown. Sayang we didn’t get to see Erwin and Mito too. You and Erwin were our very first engagement shoot, and our first wedding ever. Hard to beeilve it’s been 2 years, but at the same time yes, I can. That probably doesn’t make any sense. Haha. So much has happened since. Hope you guys are doing great, and thanks for dropping by the blog again!May 21, 2010 6:48 pm


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