John Hoyer Updike was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom series , which chronicles Rabbit's life over the course of several decades, from young adulthood to his death. Both Rabbit Is Rich and Rabbit At Rest received the Pulitzer Prize. Updike is one of only three authors to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. He published more than twenty novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, art criticism, literary criticism and children's books....
|Birthdate:||March 18, 1932|
|Date of death:||January 27, 2009|
|Education:||Harvard University, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art|
|Also known as:||John Hoyer Updike, Updike, John|