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John Cheever nació en Quincy. Massachusetts. en 1912. Es autor de siete libros de cuentos cortos. en los que demuestra que era un auténtico maestro del género. y su primera novela. The Wapshot Chronicle. ganó en 1958 el prestigioso National Book Award. En 1965 recibió la Medalla Howells de Ficción que otorga la Academia Nacional de Artes y Letras de los Estados Unidos. y ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published September 20th 2007 by Punto de Lectura
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John Cheever was an American novelist and short story writer, sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs" or "the Ovid of Ossining." His fiction is mostly set in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the suburbs of Westchester, New York, and old New England villages based on various South Shore towns around Quincy, Massachusetts, where he was born.

His main themes include the duality of human nature:
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