Collected Stories and Other Writings by John Cheever, Blake Bailey

Collected Stories and Other Writings

John Cheever, Blake Bailey

fiction classics literary short stories reflective medium-paced

1056 pages | first published 1978

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John Cheever’s stories rank among the finest achievements of twentieth-century short fiction. Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, howev...
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