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The end of a glorious affair

TweetAfter John Updike was ditched by a woman with whom he was to have an adulterous tryst, he went to Fenway Park instead to see Ted Williams’ final game. The New Yorker story that stemmed from that outing, “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu,” remains a classic, as Chip McGrath writes:
“Most of all, Updike identified with [...]