Vintage Cheever

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Vintage Books, 2005 - Fiction - 197 pages
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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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About the author (2005)

John Cheever, best known for his short stories dealing with upper-middle-class suburban life, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1912. Cheever published his first short story at the age of 17, and in 1979, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his collected edition of short stories, titled Stories of John Cheever. Cheever also wrote screenplays, and five novels, including The Wapshot Chronicle, which won the National Book Award in 1957. Cheever died in 1982, at the age of 70.

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