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Preface

by John Cheever Author · Meryl Streep Narrator

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Here is the preface to twelve magnificent stories, originally part of The John Cheever Audio Collection, in which John Cheever celebrates — with unequaled grace and tenderness — the deepest feelings we have.

As Cheever writes in his preface, "These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard the Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Caedmon
Imprint:
Caedmon
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2009

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 2.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 2.7 MB

John Cheever (Author)

John Cheever, best known for his short stories dealing with upper-middle-class suburban life, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1912. Cheever published his first short story at the age of seventeen. He was the recipient of a 1951 Guggenheim Fe...

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Creators

Narrator :
Meryl Streep
Narrator :
Peter Gallagher
Author :
John Cheever
Narrator :
Ben Cheever
Preface
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