Fall River and Other Uncollected Stories

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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Academy Chicago Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
227
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.7 X 6.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780897335966
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About the Author

John Cheever, best known for his short stories dealing with upper-middle-class suburban life, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1912. Cheever published his first short story at the age of seventeen. He was the recipient of a 1951 Guggenheim Fellowship and winner of a National Book Award for The Wapshot Chronicle in 1958, the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Stories of John Cheever, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and an American Book Award. He died in 1982, at the age of seventy.

Reviews

"What fascination there is in reading these 13 stories..." -- New York Times
"Preview of genius in early Cheever." -- USA Today
"A book well worth having..." -- Publishers Weekly
"A fascinating example of one writer's beginning." -- Library Journal