Thirteen Uncollected Stories By John Cheever by John Cheever

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A gathering of thirteen never-before-collected stories, originally published in the 1930s and 1940s, shows Cheever's use of unusual themes, techniques, and characters early in his career and gives a vivid picture of life during the Depression.
 

About John Cheever

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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.
 
Published August 30, 2005 by Academy Chicago Publishers. 240 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After years of litigation between the publisher and Cheever's estate, this collection of 13 stories now in the public domain proves something of a disappointment.

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Having failed in a previous effort to publish a much larger collection because of opposition from the Cheever family, the publisher here offers a truncated selection of stories now in the public domai

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Having failed in a previous effort to publish a much larger collection because of opposition from the Cheever family, the publisher here offers a truncated selection of stories now in the public domain.

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