The Poorhouse Fair

TitleThe Poorhouse Fair
Year for Search1959
AuthorsUpdike, John [Hoyer](1932-2009)
Date Published1959
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The background of the novel is a future United States that is slowly degenerating and becoming stagnant. The novel takes place on the day the poorhouse holds its annual fair and the people in the house revolt against the director of the home.

Additional Publishers

 © 1958 and published January 12, 1959. Rpt. New York: Fawcett, [1964].

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Author Note

(1932-2009)

Full Text

1959 Updike, John [Hoyer] (1932-2009). The Poorhouse Fair. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. © 1958 and published January 12, 1959. Rpt. New York: Fawcett, [1964]. MoU-St

The background of the novel is a future United States that is slowly degenerating and becoming stagnant. The novel takes place on the day the poorhouse holds its annual fair and the people in the house revolt against the director of the home.