Great American Authors Read From Their Works: Volume 2, John Updike Reading “Lifeguard” from Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories
Publisher: Calliope Author Readings
Date: January 2014
Duration: 0 hours 18 minutes
The young John Updike’s portrayal of a haughty seminary student working as a lifeguard is witty and poetic, as the naïve hero surveys the beachgoers in his care, and contemplates a future of saving souls rather than bodies.
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