In his finely wrought novels and short stories, John Cheever created men and women, young and old, suburbanites and city dwellers, all of whom, whether they reside in St. Botolphs or Bullet Park or mid-century Manhattan or some other mythic place, are all recognizable as citizens of Cheever country.
Vintage Cheevercontains an essential selection of the master’s short stories and selections from the novelsThe Wapshot Chronicle,Bullet Park,FalconerandOh What a Paradise It Seems.
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers, presented in attractive, affordable paperback editions.
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GOODBYE MY BROTHER
Chapter One from The Wapshot Chronicle
Selection from Bullet Park
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