Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book
In a small Pennsylvania town in the late 1940s, schoolteacher George Caldwell yearns to find some meaning in his life. Alone with his teenage son for three days in a blizzard, Caldwell sees his son grow and change as he himself begins to lost touch with his life. Interwoven with the myth of Chiron, the noblest centaur, and his own relationship to Prometheus, The Centaur one of John Updike's most brilliant and unusual novels.


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April 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-233-96360-X / 978-0-233-96360-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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December 1963 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-233-95635-2 / 978-0-233-95635-0 (UK edition)
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February 1963 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-394-41881-6 / 978-0-394-41881-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Centaur (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-14-118904-5 / 978-0-14-118904-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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August 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-449-91216-7 / 978-0-449-91216-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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July 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-449-21522-9 / 978-0-449-21522-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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April 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-233-98305-8 / 978-0-233-98305-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
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March 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-449-20371-9 / 978-0-449-20371-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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May 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-449-23974-8 / 978-0-449-23974-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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August 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Centaur (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-14-002340-2 / 978-0-14-002340-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: CENTAUR
Author(s): John Updike
ISBN: 0-449-22922-X / 978-0-449-22922-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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Audio Editions

October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Centaur
Author(s): John Updike
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Centaur: A Novel
Author(s): John Updike
Publisher: Random House
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August 2007 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Centaur (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): John Updike
Publisher: Penguin
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