John Cheever : a biography
|Format:||Print Book 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
¡°John Cheever: A Biography¡± is clearly an indispensable book¡-Donaldson moves gracefully from the personal to the literary¡-solidly researched and entirely readable, admiring of the writer and knowing about the man. Stuffed with fascinating anecdotes¡-It¡_s a gut-wrenching story. Donaldson tells it straight, without embellishment, and our attention never strays. ¡ª Dan Cryer, Newsday
¡°A coup of investigative reporting¡-¡± ¡ª Publishers Weekly
¡°¡-both erudite and earthly¡-What emerges is a rich tapestry that gives the reader extraordinary insight into the workings of a master storyteller¡_s mind. ¡ª Jean Graham, New York Daily News
¡°John Cheever: A Biography¡± by Scott Donaldson is as readable and ¡°unputdownable¡± as any thriller¡- ¡ª T. Coraghessan Boyle
A revelation¡-What a triumph. ¡ª Frederick Exley
Donaldson has set a high standard that other biographers will find difficult to equal. ¡ª John Blades, Chicago Tribune
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Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
|Publisher|| Lincoln, NE :IUniverse,2001
|Edition||Authors Guild Backinprint.com ed.|
x, 416 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -401) and index.