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Home Before Dark: A Biographical Memoir of John Cheever by His Daughter (Contemporary Classics)

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In andlt;Iandgt;Home Before Dark,andlt;/Iandgt; Susan Cheever, daughter of the famously talented writer John Cheever, uses previously unpublished letters, journals, and her own precious memories to create a candid and insightful tribute to her father. While producing some of the most beloved and celebrated American literature of this century, John Cheever wrestled with personal demons that deeply affected his family life as well as his career. In this poignant memoir of a man driven by boundless genius and ambition, Susan Cheever writes with heartwrenching honesty of family life with the father, the writer, and the remarkable man she loved.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Susan Cheeverandlt;/Bandgt; is the bestselling author of thirteen previous books, including five novels and the memoirs andlt;iandgt;Note Found in a Bottleandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Home Before Dark.andlt;/iandgt; Her work has been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the andlt;iandgt;Boston Globeandlt;/iandgt; Winship Medal. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, a member of the Corporation of Yaddo, and a member of the Author's Guild Council. She teaches in the Bennington College M.F.A. program. She lives in New York City with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671028503
Author:
Cheever, Susan
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Author:
Cheever, Susan
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Novelists, American
Subject:
Cheever, john, 1912-1982
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Contemporary Classics
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
+ 2 8pg inserts
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 12.32 oz

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