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"I might be forgotten tomorrow," John Cheever once told an interviewer, adding, "it wouldn't bother me in the least." This tight-lipped observer might have been lying, but there is little doubt that the long-lived (191282) author who won nearly every extant literary award would be appalled that he is now best remembered in many circles for his bisexuality and a Seinfeld sk"I might be forgotten tomorrow," John Cheever once told an interviewer, adding, "it wouldn't bother me in the least." This tight-lipped observer might have been lying, but there is little doubt that the long-lived (1912–82) author who won nearly every extant literary award would be appalled that he is now best remembered in many circles for his bisexuality and a Seinfeld skit about his secret passion. Blake Bailey's biography focuses on the gaping disparity between Cheever's proud Yankee social persona and his lifelong inner turmoil. Cheever: A Life presents a man who could have emerged fully constituted from one of his masterful novels or short stories....

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ISBN : 9781433263965
Format Type : Audio Cassette
Number of Pages : 9 Pages
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