Member recalls her classmate days with JU

Society member Joan Youngerman recently contributed a remembrance to the Reading Eagle in which she explains that Updike “promised not to use our names while alive, but we pretty much knew who was who in his stories.” Here’s the full story, titled “John Updike: He never forgot where he came from,” which was published on August 8.¬†¬†Joan will be one of the classmates featured on a panel at the First Biennial John Updike Conference at Alvernia University this October.


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