Book Review simply by: Alexandre Meirelles Original Author: John Updike Summary rating: 4 stars (7 Ratings)
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Ace Anderson is known as a former superstar high school golf ball player. Because the story opens, he is traveling home after being fired. Fearing the wrath of Evey, his wife, he finds several consolation in listening to " Blueberry Hill" on the stereo, while he sucks strongly on a cigarette. Reverting to adolescence, Ace challenges the teenager inside the fat car in the next isle, emerging triumphant when his opponent's car stalls. He then decides to avoid at his mother's house to pick up Bonnie, the baby. His mother provides him the consolation that he was almost certainly seeking by simply welcoming his dismissal coming from a job that had zero future. She also states that he and Bonnie happen to be welcome in her house if Evey is too angry. Evey, the lady suggests, is a marvellous girl, although she is a Catholic and should have wedded one of her own kind. When Expert declines his mother's offer, she changes the subject simply by informing him that call him by his name is in the magazine. Ace, keeping in mind a former coach's advice regarding avoiding cars when you can help to make it by walking, sets out for property at a gallop, with Bonnie in the arms. At your home, he indulges in the habit of brushing his frizzy hair in an attempt to get the look of Alan Ladd, the popular film star. Concerned with Evey's approaching arrival, this individual turns on the tv screen, opens a beer, and finds the newspaper content, which claims that a current basketball person has come inside eighteen parts of the state scoring record set simply by Olinger High's Fred Anderson in the 1949-1950 season. Ace is angered at being referred to as Fred, however , and the article only increases the rigidity in his belly, which is similar to the pregame jitters of high college days. When Evey arrives, Ace feigns non-chalance, nevertheless she has previously heard about losing the job via his mother. Ace recognizes that Evey is in a...