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Acclaimed American Author Updike Dies at 76

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist John Updike died of lung cancer at a hospice near his home in Beverly Farms, Mass., on Tuesday. He was 76.

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John Updike, Prolific Chronicler of Small-Town Angst
Article | John Updike, whose finely polished novels and stories exploring the virtues, vices and spent hopes of America's small towns and suburbs earned him two Pulitzer Prizes and kept him at the pinnacle of the nation's literary life for five decades, died yesterday at a hospice near his home in Beverly ...

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