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John Cheever

a.k.a. John William Cheever

Author Code: ACHE

Born: May 27, 1912 - Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Died: Jun. 18, 1982 - Ossining, New York, USA

Educated at Quincy High School, Cheever won a short story contest from the Boston Herald. He transferred to Thayer Academy, but was expelled in 1930. He wrote a story, Expelled which was published by The New Republic. Accepted at Yaddo Art Colony in Saratoga Springs, Cheever spent the summer of 1934 there. In 1935, he sold a story to The New Yorker and began a relationship with them for many years. In 1938, he began working for the Federal Writer's Project. He married Mary Winternitz in 1941. The following year he enlisted in the Army. Following the war Cheever moved to New York City. Finally, in 1946, he received a break with a sizeable advance from Random House publishing to resume work on his novel,The Holly Tree Cheever continued to contribute to The New Yorker and to publish collections of his short stories. His story, The Swimmer, received accolades in 1964 and was made into a successful film starring Burt Lancaster. By this time, Cheever had become an alcoholic and was suffering marital problems. After numerous attempts at rehabilitation, Cheever finally gave up alcohol in 1975. In 1977 he published his best-selling Falconer In 1979, he received the Edward MacDowell Medal. Cheever was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1981 and passed the following year. Cheever has often been referred to as the 'Chekhov of the Suburbs'. His many works include The Way Some People Live (1943), The Enormous Radio and Other Stories (1953), The Wapshot Chronicle (1957), The Housebreaker of Shady Hill (1958), The Brigadier and the Golf Widow (1964), The Wapshot Scandal (1964), Bullet Park (1969), The World of Apples (1973) and Oh What a Paradise It Seems (1982).

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ACHE001 The Journal of a Writer With a Hole in One Sock 1955 10 241k eBook Download PDF - 'The Journal of a Writer With a Hole in One Sock' (ACHE001)   Download ePub - 'The Journal of a Writer With a Hole in One Sock' (ACHE001) Find a printed copy of The Journal of a Writer With a Hole in One Sock by John Cheever at AbeBooks
ACHE002 The Man She Loved 1940 10 231k eBook Download PDF - 'The Man She Loved' (ACHE002)   Download ePub - 'The Man She Loved' (ACHE002) Find a printed copy of The Man She Loved by John Cheever at AbeBooks

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