The Journals of John Cheever
By (author) John Cheever
Edited by Henry R Luce Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy Robert Gottlieb
Format: Paperback / softback
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
Books By Author John Cheever
Falconer, Paperback (December 2014)
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.
John Cheever, Hardback (October 2014)
This landmark volume combines the entire Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, "The Stories of John Cheever," with seven selections from Cheever's first book, "The Way Some People Live."
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)» View all books by John Cheever
A collection of 13 early stories from the 1930s and 1940s.
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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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