The Wapshot Scandal (Perennial Classics) (Paperback)

By John Cheever

Harper Perennial, 9780060528881, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/1992)
Paperback (11/1/1998)
Paperback (10/1/2009)

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In this simultaneously hilarious and poignant companion volume to The Wapshot Chronicle, the members of the Wapshot family of St. Botolphs drift far from their New England village into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS, and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.

A novel of large and tender vision, The Wapshot Scandal is filled with pungent characters and outrageous twists of fate, and, above all, with Cheever's luminous compassion for all his hapless fellow prisoners of human nature.