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John Cheever lived at 197 Cedar Lane (and it's for sale!)

In addition to being a runner, I’m also a stage manager. I got my Equity card in 1994 on a production of A. R. Gurney’s “A Cheever Evening”, a play that adapted several short stories by John Cheever. 1,144 more words

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A 26-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late February, 1978

Friday, February 24, 1978

6 PM. I want to record the events of last night, but first let me get today out of the way. My eyes are sore now. 3,033 more words

Writing Quote #58 (Tobias Wolff)

“I began this whole writing enterprise with the idea that you go to work in the morning like a banker, then the work gets done. John Cheever used to tell how when he was a young man, living in New York with his wife, Mary, he’d put on his suit and hat every morning and get in the elevator with the other married men in his apartment building. 164 more words

Writing Quotes

Two more short story collections bite the dust

I realize that I never posted about the first: I finished the Collected Stories of Jean Stafford many months ago and I don’t remember any of the stories. 206 more words


"The Reunion" by John Cheever - A Father and Son Story

A review of an estranged relationship between a child and his father

The Reunion. John Cheever. New York: The New Yorker, 1962.

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