The major conflict in “Ace in the Hole” is between the juvenile mind of Ace and the business mentality of Evey. Like John Updike’s Flick Webb in the poem. “Ace in the Hole” () by John Updike: summary, analysis and commentary of the complete early and later stories, including the Maples and Henry Bech. The Library of America recently published ‘John Updike: The Collected Stories,’ a two-volume boxed set of stories arranged in.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The opening of “Ace in the Hole” will foreshadow “Rabbit, Run” for many readers: He says he hates that name and wishes to be called by Ace. More News Headlines U. Latest Recommended Reading Posts.

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He gets fired from his job because he dents his bosses car trying to park it in a tight parking spot.

Jojn texts are taken from his recent omnibus, The Early Stories, Adults get in touch with childhood, nature Report sheds new light on problem of poverty in Wisconsin. To ask other readers questions about Ace in the Holeplease sign up. Jameson rated it did not like it May 18, Ace seems to be stuck in his high school days where he was the star on the basketball court.

It was originally called “Flick,” after the original name of its protagonist, before Updike re-dubbed him Ace. What updile my attention most in this competent but unremarkable little story is how Ace reacts when he sees his young daughter, playing with a rattle:.

Reading the John Updike stories: ‘Ace in the Hole’

Trivia About Ace in the Hole: More Lifestyle Headlines minute summer recipes that fit anyone’s schedule Explore roads less traveled in Wisconsin Direct Answers: Harris Dodd stands by aide with criminal past. Ace in the Hole: More Sports Headlines Pat Summitt, most wins of any Division 1 basketball coach, dies at 64 John Crockett to play role in backfield, special teams Prep baseball: He does not upduke his car home because he does not want his wife, Evey, to know that he was fired.


Chef aims high at new Kimpton hotel’s restaurant. The wife seems more put together than him but she is still irresponsible because she lites a cigarette in the presence of their daughter too and allows Bonnie to play with the ashes.

Amy marked it as to-read Jan 11, Get ready for Summerfest. His works often explore sex, faith, pudike death, and their inter-relationships. Tuned In Top of the Charts: Events in and around Wisconsin Home and garden events.

In a post last weekI explained what’s not in this collection and vented a little about that. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Transparency matters to public Elizabeth Ward: On his way home he gets in a race with some young kids, which is irresponsible. Book Reviews, News More.