Of the Farm: A Novel

Of the Farm: A Novel

John Updike


during this brief novel, Joey Robinson, a thirty-five-year-old New Yorker, describes a trip he makes, together with his moment spouse and eleven-year-old stepson, to the Pennsylvania farm the place he grew up and the place his getting older mom now lives by myself. for 3 days, a quartet of voices explores the air, making confessions, looking alignments, quarreling, pleading, and pardoning. they don't seem to be solely on my own: ghosts (fathers, fans, kids) press upon them, as do phantoms from the close to destiny (nurses, attorneys, land developers). Of the Farm concerns the locations humans decide to stay their lives, and the ideas they use to face their floor.

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