Publisher description for Collected early stories / John Updike ; Christopher Carduff, editor.


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The Library of America presents the first of two volumes in its definitive Updike collection. Here are _102 classic stories that chart Updike’s emergence as America’s foremost practitioner of the short story, “our second Hawthorne,” as Philip Roth described him. Based on new archival research, each story is presented in its final definitive form and in order of composition, established here for the first time.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Short stories, American.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.