The Journals of John Cheever
By (author) John Cheever
Edited by Henry R Luce Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy Robert Gottlieb
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Journals of John Cheever by John Cheever
Book DescriptionIn 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. No American writer of comparable stature has left such an unreservedly revealing and moving account of himself: his family life, his literary life, and his emotional life. The final word from one of modern America's great writers, "The Journals of John Cheever" provides a powerful and beautiful capstone to a towering oeuvre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780307387257
Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
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Ezekiel Farragut is a college professor, a drug-addict and a murderer. Locked in Falconer State Penitentiary, he struggles through tormenting visits from his wife, the burden of memory and guilt, and the brutal monotony of his surroundings to retain his humanity, finding the possibility of redemption through an affair with a fellow prisoner.
Journals, Paperback (December 2009)
Presents John Cheever's journals that reveal the inner life of this remarkable writer and the contradictions that drove him.
Fall River and Other Uncollected Stories, Paperback (November 2009)
A collection of 13 early stories from the 1930s and 1940s.
Wapshot Scandal, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by John Cheever
Once upon a time the Wapshots of St Botolphs were distinguished for their unshakeable good opinion of themselves. But the family members have drifted far from their New England village - and into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.
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Author Biography - John Cheever
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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