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Chee·ver

 (chē′vər), John 1912-1982.
American writer who depicted life in American suburbs in his short stories and novels. He won a Pulitzer Prize for The Stories of John Cheever (1978).
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Cheever

(ˈtʃiːvə)
n
(Biography) John. 1912–82, US novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Wapshot Chronicle (1957) and Bullet Park (1969)
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Chee•ver

(ˈtʃi vər)

n.
John, 1912–82, U.S. writer.
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References in classic literature ?
Now, imagine yourselves, my children, in Master Ezekiel Cheever's school-room.
What boy would dare to play; or whisper, or even glance aside from his book; while Master Cheever is on the lookout behind his spectacles?
Amid just such a murmur has Master Cheever spent above sixty years; and long habit has made it as pleasant to him as the hum of a beehive when the insects are busy in the sunshine.
Old Master Cheever had lived so long, and seen so many generations of school-boys grow up to be men, that now he can almost prophesy what sort of a man each boy will be.
Wherefore, teach them their multiplication-table, good Master Cheever, and whip them well when they deserve it; for much of the country's welfare depends on these boys.
while, we have been thinking of other matters, Master Cheever's watchful eye has caught two boys at play.
But forth he goes; and there stands our old chair, vacant and solitary, till good Master Cheever resumes his seat in it to-morrow morning.
As it was now later than little Alice's usual bedtime, Grandfather broke off his narrative, promising to talk more about Master Cheever and his scholars some other evening.
Cheever. But to what ultimate generalizing purpose all these have written, the above cited extracts will show.
Writers profiled include Dorothy Parker, William Faulkner, John Cheever, Carson McCullers, Charles Bukowski, Anne Sexton, and Raymond Carver.
"These drugs are the backbone of cancer immunotherapy at present and have been shown to be effective in subsets of virtually every different kind of cancer," said senior author Martin "Mac" Cheever. "For patients with HIV who are using effective antiretroviral therapy and have cancers for which these drugs are approved, there's no reason not to consider these drugs as standard therapy."