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Ballantine Books, 1982 - 226 pages
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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

These eight plays create a brief sketch of the evolution of plays by women in the early 20th century. The selections range from one acts to full length, and cover a variety of styles. The plays ... Read full review

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User Review  - Betsy Robinson - Goodreads

I'm glad I read Falconer, I admire the writing, but I don't think I will want to reread this book. Cheever masterfully wrote men (and I do mean men, not women) in their most degraded state. Because of ... Read full review


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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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