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Bech is back
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New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1998.
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195 pages ; 22 cm.
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Central
FICTION Updike, J.
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In this follow-up to Bech: A Book, Henry Bech, the priapic, peripatetic, and unproductive Jewish American novelist, returns with seven more chapters from his mock-heroic life. He turns fifty in a confusing blend of civic and erotic circumstances while publicizing himself in Australia and Canada. He marries a shiksa and travels with her to Israel, where she falls in love with the land, and to Scotland, where he does. And—sweating buckets! thinking big! minting miracles!he writes an ingeniously tawdry bestseller. Bech’s aesthetic and moral embarrassments reveal acid truths about both his trade and our times.
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Book
Edition:
1st Ballantine Books trade ed.
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English
ISBN:
0449004538, 9780449004531
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APA Citation (style guide)

Updike, J. (1998). Bech is back. 1st Ballantine Books trade ed. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Updike, John. 1998. Bech Is Back. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

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Updike, John, Bech Is Back. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1998.

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Updike, John. Bech Is Back. 1st Ballantine Books trade ed. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1998. Print.

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