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Out on the Marsh

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This collection of 15 stories cover a range of scenes in the passage from birth to early adulthood.
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published July 1st 1988 by David R. Godine Publisher
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Apr 18, 2014 Zach Smith rated it really liked it
This is the only story collection by the son of the highly regarded short story writer John Updike. Having such a highly regarded father in the industry is a two edge sword, on the plus side the writer can avoid all the steps of trying to make it in the business, having the contacts ready to go and so on, however it also inevitably invites comparison between the two, which would often be unfair. Clearly the Son is not a better writer then that father, but then again so few writers are (hard to t ...more
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New Story Collection 1 5 Jul 21, 2009 06:50AM  
The son of esteemed American writer John Updike, David was born in 1959 in Massachusetts.

He studied Art History at Harvard, and received his M.A.T. from Columbia University.

He has written a collection of short stories, Out on the Marsh, (Godine) as well as six books for children. His book, A Helpful Alphabet of Cheerful Objects, features his own photographs.

His published work includes an illustra
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