WorldCat Identities

Cheever, John

Overview
Works: 558 works in 1,546 publications in 11 languages and 61,289 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Biography  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Drama  Satire  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Signer
Classifications: PS3505.H6428, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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The stories of John Cheever by John Cheever ( Book )
76 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty-one of Cheever's short stories, including four that have never been published in book form
The Wapshot chronicle by John Cheever ( Book )
94 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picture of life in an old New England town during the first half of the 20th century
Falconer by John Cheever ( Book )
80 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a man, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a world bent on beating him back into childhood
Bullet Park : a novel by John Cheever ( Book )
71 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eliot Nailles and Paul Hammer meet, presumably by chance, on Sunday at church in Bullet Park. Nailles is open, no secrets. Hammer is, dangerously for him, not what he seems. The third crucial character, Tony Nailles, is the one who holds the bag. How he got into it and how in the nick of time he appears to get out is the crux of this tale
The Wapshot scandal by John Cheever ( Book )
61 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the Wapshot family as they carom around the world with considerable velocity, at times veering into outbreaks of wild hilarity
Oh, what a paradise it seems by John Cheever ( Book )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an old man's search for love is told through a constellation of events: the struggle to save a pond from pollution, the murder of a gallant scientist, and an exquisite but fleeting affair with the beautiful woman he sees in a bank line
The world of apples by John Cheever ( Book )
25 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous stories by the American writer focusing on the volume, inhibitions, and dreams of man
The brigadier and the golf widow by John Cheever ( Book )
24 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of sixteen short stories, all from "The New Yorker", expressing an irredeemable sense of loss and loneliness
Collected stories and other writings by John Cheever ( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected Stories and Other Writings combines the entire Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, The Stories of John Cheever, with seven selections from his first book, The Way Some People Live (1943)-here restored to print-and seven additional stories first published in periodicals between 1930 and 1953. Included are masterpieces such as The Enormous Radio, Goodbye, My Brother, and The Swimmer, as well as lesser-known gems
Complete novels by John Cheever ( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here are the five novels of John Cheever, together in one volume for the first time. In these dazzling works Cheever laid bare the failings and foibles of not just the ascendant postwar elite but also the fallen Yankee aristocrats who stubbornly and often grotesquely and hilariously cling to their shabby gentility as the last vestige of former glory. Complete Novels gathers: the riotous family saga The Wapshot Chronicle and its sequel The Wapshot Scandal; the dark suburban drama Bullet Park; the prison novel Falconer, a radical departure that met with both critical and popular acclaim; and the lyrical ecological fable Oh What a Paradise It Seems
Some people, places, and things that will not appear in my next novel by John Cheever ( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen uncollected stories by John Cheever ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology showing the author's mastery insketching character and describing moods. One is about astripteaser in her fifties who is still worth looking at. Another is about a Communist rabble-rouser who isgetting nowhere
The enormous radio, and other stories by John Cheever ( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The housebreaker of Shady Hill, and other stories by John Cheever ( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories reflecting the manners and mores of the country club set
The John Cheever audio collection by John Cheever ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories, punctuated by excerpts from an archival recording of the author reading his works
The Wapshot chronicle, the Wapshot scandal by John Cheever ( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The enormous radio by John Cheever ( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple's new radio tunes into the private lives of everybody else in their New York City apartment building
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents'lives in suburban America
Children : a play in two acts by A. R Gurney ( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vintage Cheever by John Cheever ( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In his 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 recognizable as citizens of Cheever country." "Vintage Cheever contains an essential selection of the master's short stories and selections from the novels The Wapshot Chronicle, Bullet Park, Falconer, and Oh What a Paradise It Seems."--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Cheever, John, 1912-1982
Chiver, Dzhon.
Chiver, Dzhon 1912-1982
Čiver, Džon.
Čiver, Džon, 1912-1982
Čīvers, Džons, 1912-1982
チーヴァー, ジョン
Languages
English (683)
Dutch (3)
Italian (2)
Russian (2)
German (1)
Swedish (1)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Hungarian (1)
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