The Collected Works of John Cheever (Hardcover)
Library of America, 9781598531633, 1973pp.
Publication Date: April 26, 2012
Here, for his centennial, is the definitive two-volume edition of the stories and novels of John Cheever. The first volume, "Collected Stories and Other Writings," combines the Pulitzer Prize winning collection "The Stories of John Cheever" with seven selections here restored to print from Cheever's first book, "The Way Some People Live" (1943) and seven additional stories first published in periodicals between 1930 and 1953. The second, "Complete Novels," presents all five of Cheever's novels: "The Wapshot Chronicle" (winner of the National Book Award); "The Wapshot Scandal" (winner of the William Dean Howells Medal); "Bullet Park"; "Falconer"; and "Oh What a Paradise It Seems.
About the Author
Blake Bailey, editor, is the author of "A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates" and "Cheever: A Life," winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award.