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John Cheever's last novel is a fable set in a village so idyllic it has no fast-food outlet and having as its protagonist an old man, Lemuel Sears, who still has it in him to fall wildly in love with strangers of both sexes. But Sears's paradise is threatened; the pond he loves is being fouled by unscrupulous polluters. In Cheever's accomplished hands the battle between an elderly romantic and the monstrous aspects of late-twentieth-century civilization becomes something ribald, poignant, and ineffably joyful.

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An old man falls violently in love and does valiant battle against unscrupulous polluters in John Cheever's ineffably joyful last novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307759986
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Author:
Cheever, John
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Aged men -- Fiction.
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Aged men
Subject:
Environmentalists
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Older men
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19920115
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Age Level:
Aged men -- Fiction.

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