Stories of John Cheever

ISBN-10: 0375724427

ISBN-13: 9780375724428

Edition: 2000

Authors: John Cheever
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Description: When The Stories of John Cheeverwas originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize.  In the years since, it has become a classic.  Vintage Books is proud to reintroduce this magnificent collection. Here are sixty-one stories that chronicle the lives of what has been called "the greatest generation."  From the early wonder and disillusionment of city life in "The Enormous Radio" to the surprising discoveries and common mysteries of suburbia in "The Housebreaker of Shady Hill" and "The Swimmer," Cheever tells us everything we need to know about "the pain and sweetness of life."

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

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.

Preface
Goodbye, My Brother
The Common Day
The Enormous Radio
O City of Broken Dreams
The Hartleys
The Sutton Place Story
The Summer Farmer
Torch Song
The Pot of Gold
Clancy in the Tower of Babel
Christmas Is a Sad Season for the Poor
The Season of Divorce
The Chaste Clarissa
The Cure
The Superintendent
The Children
The Sorrows of Gin
O Youth and Beauty!
The Day the Pig Fell into the Well
The Five-Forty-Eight
Just One More Time
The Housebreaker of Shady Hill
The Bus to St. James's
The Worm in the Apple
The Trouble of Marcie Flint
The Bella Lingua
The Wrysons
The Country Husband
The Duchess
The Scarlet Moving Van
Just Tell Me Who It Was
Brimmer
The Golden Age
The Lowboy
The Music Teacher
A Woman Without a Country
The Death of Justina
Clementina
Boy in Rome
A Miscellany of Characters That Will Not Appear
The Chimera
The Seaside Houses
The Angel of the Bridge
The Brigadier and the Golf Widow
A Vision of the World
Reunion
An Educated American Woman
Metamorphoses
Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin
Montraldo
The Ocean
Marito in Citta
The Geometry of Love
The Swimmer
The World of Apples
Another Story
Percy
The Fourth Alarm
Artemis, the Honest Well Digger
Three Stories
The Jewels of the Cabots
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