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Rabbit Is Rich Summary
John Updike

Everything you need to understand or teach Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike.

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Rabbit Is Rich Summary

Plot Summary

Rabbit is Rich picks up the story begun in Updike's Rabbit Run (1961) and continued in Rabbit Redux (1971), of Harry Angstrom, Rabbit, in his mid-forties in the late 1970's. He is the Sales Manager and part owner of Springer Motors Toyota, in the fictional town of Brewer, PA. Harry is at the lot when two young people come in looking for a car. Harry takes them for a test drive and gets the notion that the girl may be his daughter. After the young people have left Harry talks about them with Charlie Stavros, his colleague at Springer Motors, but Charlie has paperwork he is trying to complete, so Harry leaves for the drive home. On his trip home, we are given a tour of several parts of Brewer, PA.

At home, there is great tension because Nelson has written that he is coming home and bringing Melanie. Nobody...

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