Seek My Face

A Novel
Author(s): John Updike
Original Publish Date: Jan 15, 2008
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Product Number: Z100024632
Released: Jan 15, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781415952009
Narrator/s: Kathryn Walker
Publisher: Books on Tape
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John Updike's twentieth novel, like his first, The Poorhouse Fair (1959), takes place in one day, a day that contains much conversation and some rain. The seventy-eight-year-old painter Hope Chafetz, who in the course of her eventful life has been Hope Ouderkirk, Hope McCoy, and Hope Holloway, answers questions put to her by a New York interviewer named Kathryn, and recapitulates, through the story of her own career, the triumphant, poignant saga of postwar American art. In the evolving relation between the two women, the interviewer and interviewee move in and out of the roles of daughter and mother, therapist and patient, predator and prey, supplicant and idol. The scene is central Vermont; the time is the early spring of 2001.

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Author(s): John Updike
Product Number EB00165517
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9780307416599