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A Century of Cheever

By posted at 3:00 pm on October 21, 2012 1

Allan Gurganus commemorates the 100th anniversary of his teacher and friend John Cheever’s birth. “Cheever, now unfairly known as the gloomy, sodden satyr of suburbia,” Gurganus writes, “was at least rarely gloomy. Fact is he was more fun per minute than is legal in a nation this Republican.”





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One Response to “A Century of Cheever”

  1. Evelyn Walsh
    at 11:51 pm on October 21, 2012

    dismayed he isn’t read more widely–

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