John Cheever

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Noun1.John Cheever - United States writer of novels and short stories (1912-1982)John Cheever - United States writer of novels and short stories (1912-1982)
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Despite her quasi-fabulist bent, Pearlman earns frequent comparisons to John Cheever, John Updike, and Grace Paley.
Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Cheever, John Berrymore and Raymond Carver melt into each other in a multi-biography that dizzies with its effective disregard for chronology.
White), remembrances of the postwar non-fiction that shaped sensibilities and carried moral weight (John Hersey's ``Hiroshima,'' James Baldwin's notes for ``The Fire Next Time,'' Whitney Balliett's great jazz pieces, Hannah Arendt's ``Eichmann in Jerusalem,'' Rachel Carson's ``Silent Spring''), celebrations of fiction writers who illuminated whole decades (Irwin Shaw, John Cheever, John Updike, Donald Barthelme, Ann Beattie).