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Cheever, John

Works: 747 works in 2,365 publications in 22 languages and 68,307 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Essays  Short stories, American  Satire 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Signer, Performer
Classifications: PS3505.H6428, 813.52
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The stories of John Cheever by John Cheever( Book )

112 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Persian and held by 4,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: When The Stories of John Cheever was 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."
The Wapshot chronicle by John Cheever( Book )

150 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,469 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 )

164 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 3,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a nightmarish prison a convict named Farragut struggles to remain a man. Out of Farragut's suffering and astonishing salvation, Cheever crafted his most powerful work of fiction
The Wapshot scandal by John Cheever( Book )

105 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,029 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
Bullet Park : a novel by John Cheever( Book )

124 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Bullet Park, a township in which even the most buttoned-down gentry sometimes manage to terrify themselves simply by looking in the mirror. In these exemplary environs John Cheever traces the fateful intersection of two men: Eliot Nailles, a nice fellow who loves his wife and son to blissful distraction, and Paul Hammer, a bastard named after a common household tool, who, after half a lifetime of drifting, settles down in Bullet Park with one objective -- to murder Nailles's son. Here is the lyrical and mordantly funny hymn to the American suburb -- and to all the dubious normalcy it represents -- delivered with unparalleled artistry and assurance
Oh, what a paradise it seems by John Cheever( Book )

70 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,362 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 Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The world of apples by John Cheever( Book )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,766 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 )

32 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,345 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 )

18 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,207 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
Fifty years of the American short story : from the O. Henry awards, 1919-1970 by William Miller Abrahams( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Prize stories
Complete novels by John Cheever( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,078 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
Short story theories by Charles E May( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by twenty short-story writers and critics, ranging from Poe to Gordimer, offers theoretical analyses of and approaches to the short story, considered as a distinct and significant genre
The enormous radio, and other stories by John Cheever( Book )

27 editions published between 1953 and 1983 in English and held by 975 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
Some people, places, and things that will not appear in my next novel by John Cheever( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How we live : contemporary life in contemporary fiction : an anthology by Penney Chapin Hills( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "short stories, novellas, and self-contained excerpts from novels in such a way that we are given a comprehensive psychological-sociological account of our life and times."
Thirteen uncollected stories by John Cheever( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology showing the author's mastery in sketching character and describing moods. One is about a stripteaser in her fifties who is still worth looking at. Another is about a Communist rabble-rouser who is getting nowhere
55 short stories from the New Yorker( Book )

3 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Best American short stories, 1915-1950 by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding short fiction gathered from Best American short stories and its predecessors
The housebreaker of Shady Hill, and other stories by John Cheever( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories reflecting the manners and mores of the country club set
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The stories of John Cheever
The Wapshot chronicleFalconerThe Wapshot scandalBullet Park : a novelOh, what a paradise it seemsThe Oxford book of short storiesThe world of applesCollected stories and other writings
Alternative Names
Cheever, John

Cheever, John 1903-1982

Cheever, John 1912-1982

Cheever, John William 1912-1982

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Chiver, Dzhon 1912-1982

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Čīvers, Džons 1912-1982

Ioannes Cheever

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