- John,1912–82, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Examples from the Web for cheever
Then I think of the great writers of suburban misery (and drinking, and adultery), Updike and Cheever.An Author at Home in Lonely Landscapes
July 11, 2014
The Letters of John Cheever Edited by Benjamin Cheever Nobody put things quite like Cheever.Book Bag: The Best Letter Collections
R. Blakeslee Gilpin
December 18, 2012
This is Cheever on Xanax, or maybe lithium, but the voice is still there; sardonic, hilarious, and very much of our time.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’
Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi
April 6, 2012
The acclaimed author of Endless Love, who is often compared to Cheever and Updike, returns with his tenth novel.This Week's Hot Reads
The Daily Beast
September 23, 2010
You are a Cheever, my father would tell his children with a buoyancy in his voice which suggested both seriousness and mockery.Cheever on Cheever
March 3, 2009
He is the friend of that so-called gospel preacher, Cheever.Sixty years with Plymouth Church
Stephen M. Griswold
"Come on and help Harvard along, Cheever," put in a strident voice.
"I'll line up with Yale to beat you though," Cheever added with a chuckle.
Mr. Cheever was an Englishman of the old school, and prayed for King George.Little Grandfather
He had seen Cheever at the Biltmore, and a little later Cheever vanished.We Can't Have Everything
- John. 1912–82, US novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Wapshot Chronicle (1957) and Bullet Park (1969)
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