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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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(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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John, 1912–82, U.S. writer.
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