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John Cheever

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John Cheever was born in 1912. He is the author of seven collections of stories and five novels. He won the National Book Award for The Wapshot Chronicle, and the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for The Stories of John Cheever. He received the Howells Medal for Fiction and the National Medal for Literature. He died in 1982.

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Bullet Park

Written by John Cheever


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 1992
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >
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Bullet Park

Written by John Cheever


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 26, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Falconer

Written by John Cheever


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 1992
Price: $15.00

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him back into his childhood. Only Cheever could deliver these grand themes with the irony, unforced eloquence, and exhilarating humor that... Read more >
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Falconer

Written by John Cheever


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 26, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Journals of John Cheever

Written by John Cheever
Edited by Robert Gottlieb


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

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The Journals of John Cheever

Written by John Cheever
Edited by Robert Gottlieb


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $17.95

In these journals, the experiences of one of the most renowned twentieth-century American writers come to life with fascinating, wholly revealing detail.

John Cheever's journals provide peerless insights into the creation of his novels and stories. But they are equally the record of a complex, often dark, always closely observed inner world... Read more >
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Oh What a Paradise It Seems

Written by John Cheever


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 26, 2010
Price: $9.99

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Oh What a Paradise It Seems

Written by John Cheever


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 1992
Price: $13.00

Cheever's last novel is a fable set in a village so idyllic it has no fast-food outlet and having as its protagonist an old man, Lemuel Sears, who still has it in him to fall wildly in love with strangers of both sexes. But Sears's paradise is threatened; the pond he... Read more >
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The Stories of John Cheever

Written by John Cheever


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

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The Stories of John Cheever

Written by John Cheever


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 16, 2000
Price: $18.00

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... Read more >
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