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John Updike
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:79
Birth Date:March 18, 1932
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
Birth Name:John Hoyer Updike
Birth Place:Shillington, PA
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Occupation:novelist

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JOHN UPDIKE
John Updike

Biography:John Updike (born March 18, 1932) is an American writer born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He lived in nearby Shillington until he was 13. Updike's most famous works are his Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit Is Rich, Rabbit At Rest, and Rabbit, Remembered). Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest both won Pulitzer Prizes for Updike. Describing his subject as "the American small town, Protestant middle class", Updike is well known for his careful craftsmanship and prolific writing, having published 21 novels and more than a dozen short story collections as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books. Hundreds of his stories, reviews and poems have appeared in The New Yorker since the 1950s. His works often explore sex, faith, death, and their interrelationship.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

 (Books)
Rabbit, Remembered (2001)
Rabbit At Rest (1990)
The Witches of Eastwick (1984)
Rabbit Is Rich (1981)
Rabbit Redux (1971)
Rabbit, Run (1960)


Chinese Horoscope for John Updike
Includes characteristics and Vices
John Updike's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1932 - January 25, 1933
Birthday: March 18, 1932

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

John Updike's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: March 18, 1932

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

John Updike's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: March 18, 2011

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

 

 

 

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