Roger's Version

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A born-again computer whiz kid bent on proving the existence of God on his computer meets a middle-aged divinity professor, Roger Lambert, who'd just as soon leave faith a mystery. Soon the computer hacker begins an affair with professor Lambert's wife -- and Roger finds himself experiencing deep longings for a trashy teenage girl.


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User Review  - icolford - LibraryThing

In Roger’s Version, his eleventh novel, published in 1986, John Updike tells the sorry, sexually charged tale of faith-challenged Roger Lambert, 52: disgraced Methodist minister, now a theology ... Read full review

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On a recent long vacation I took an old book by Margaret Atwood and "Roger's Version" by John Updike. The Updike book was written in 1986 and it was interesting to observe the culture and attitudes of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
50
Section 2
128
Section 3
181
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About the author (1986)

John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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