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The centaur / John Updike.

; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
[1st ed.].. New York : Knopf, 1963.
ISBN 9780449912164, 0449912167

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Other Authors Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Centaurs -- Fiction.
Chiron (Greek mythology)
Chiron (Greek mythology) -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons.
High school teachers -- Fiction.
High school teachers.
Pennsylvania -- Fiction.
Description 302 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes National Book Award for Fiction, 1964.
Summary This story retells the Greek myth of the centaur, Chiron, who sacrifices his immortality for Prometheus. In the retelling, Olympus becomes Olinger High School; Chiron teaches general science; and, Prometheus is his 15-year-old son. Set in 1947 Pennsylvania.
Genre Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)292080
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WorldCat Identities Updike, John.
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