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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ashe County Public Library B CHEEVER (Text) 50503300240100 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Columbus Library B CHEEVER (Text) 31250200039281 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Dunn Public Library B CHEEVER Bai (Text) 33436001338984 Adult Biography Available -
Forsyth Central B CHEEVER, JOHN (Text) 0112516855064 Adult Biography Available -
Henderson Main Branch CHEEVER (Text) 33258006243856 Adult Biography Available -
Jackson County Public Library B CHEEVER (Text) 39493107990519 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Marion Library BIO CHE (Text) 37810434747829 Adult Biography Available -
Pack Memorial Library B CHEEVER (Text) 0020508099585 Adult Biography Available -
Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield B CHEEVER (Text) 38950609882198 Adult Biography Available -
Statesville Main Library B CHEEVER BAI (Text) 33114016795825 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1400043948
  • ISBN: 9781400043941
  • Physical Description: x, 770 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [685]-737) and index.
Summary, etc.: John Cheever (1912-1982) spent much of his career impersonating a perfect suburban gentleman, the better to become one of the foremost chroniclers of postwar America. Written with unprecedented access to essential sources--including Cheever's massive journal, only a fraction of which has been published--Blake Bailey's biography reveals the troubled but strangely lovable man behind the disguises, an artist who delighted in the everyday radiance of the world while yearning, above all, "to be illustrious." Cheever's was a soul in conflict: a proud Yankee who flaunted his lineage while deploring the provincialism of his Massachusetts family; a high-school dropout who published his first story at eighteen; a pioneer of suburban realist fiction who continually pushed the boundaries of realism; a dire alcoholic who recovered to write the great novel Falconer; a secret bisexual who struggled with his longings and his fierce homophobia in a revolving door of self-loathing and hedonism.--From publisher description.
Subject: Cheever, John
Authors, American 20th century Biography
Genre: Biographies.
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