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Cheever, Benjamin 1948-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 85 publications in 3 languages and 5,582 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Diary fiction  History  Interviews  Black humor 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PS3505.H6428, B
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The letters of John Cheever by John Cheever( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Cheever's letters to his wife, lovers, and children are collected, annotated, and punctuated with passages from journals, presenting the story of the writer's life
Famous after death : a novel by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
A comedy on Noel Hammersmith, a book editor whose ambition is to be famous. When bombs explode in New York the question arises, are they the work of a terrorist writer Hammersmith claims to be working with, or of Hammersmith himself. A satire on the pursuit of celebrity status in our society
The partisan by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Nelson, a young film student, lives in the New York suburbs with his sister Narcissus, his aunt, and his uncle who writes novels, the latest of which hints at his role as a partisan in Italy during the war
The good nanny : a novel by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
After losing his editing job, Stuart and his wife Andie find themselves envying, resentful, and distrustful of their perfect nanny, Miss Washington, a woman who is a talented painter, cooking whiz, and a natural with their children, feelings that set in motion a series of bizarre events that include both a suspected kidnapping and a lucrative book deal
The plagiarist : a novel by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Arthur Prentice gives up his job as a suburban journalist to pursue his fortune with a magazine that has a worldwide readership and influence, not to mention a generous salary and benefits. As he rises in this peculiar hothouse corporate world, life on the home front seems as complicated and fractious as ever, until he's forced into an act that frees him into a larger sense of himself and his world
The secret society of demolition writers : stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Short stories capture the lives of such offbeat characters as a delusional schizophrenic, an egg donor with second thoughts, and a young girl who discovers a portal to another, ghostly world
The good nanny by Benjamin Cheever( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Literary editor Stuart Cross and his wife Andie, a film critic, hire the talented Louise to be nanny to their two young girls. Louise's perfection, however, begins to irritate the ambitious, but less accomplished Stuart and Andie, and soon the parents' jealousy gets the better of them
The John Cheever audio collection by John Cheever( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Caedmon Audio presents twenty works by acclaimed American novelist John Cheever. Titles include: The Enormous Radio; The Five-Forty-Eight; O City of Broken Dreams; Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor; The Season of Divorce; The Brigadier and the Golf Widow; The Sorrows of Gin; O Youth and Beauty!; The Chaste Clarissa; The Jewels of the Cabots; The Death of Justina; and The Swimmer
The journals of John Cheever by John Cheever( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"John Cheever's journals provide peerless insights into the creation of his novels and stories. But they are equally the record of a complex, often dark, always closely observed inner world. No American writer of comparable stature has left such an unreservedly revealing and moving account of himself: his family life, his literary life, and his emotional life. The final word from one of modern America's great writers, [book title] provides a powerful and beautiful capstone to a towering oeuvre."--Back cover
The secret society of demolition writers by Aimee Bender( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
What would you write if no one knew who you were? In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition Writers. Here is a one-of-a-kind collection by famous authors writing anonymously--and dangerously. With the usual concerns about reputations and renowned cast aside, these twelve daredevils have each contributed an extreme, no-holds-barred unsigned story, each shining as brightly and urgently as hazard lights
The enormous radio by John Cheever( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A married couple's new radio tunes into the private lives of everybody else in their New York City apartment building
Le lettere by John Cheever( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Famous after death by Benjamin Cheever( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A satire which looks at some of our favorite obsessions. The main character yearns to be both thin and famous and believes he has found a way to achieve both
Strides : running through history with an unlikely athlete by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Explores the role of running in human history from Pheidippides, who ran the first marathon in 490 B.C. (bringing news to Athens of the Greek victory on the plains of Marathon), to our own soldiers in Iraq today, interspersed with recollections of Cheever's own decades-long devotion to the sport, and an exploration of the impulse to run, described by Cheever as "the desire, the need, to escape into ecstasy."
Ossining Town 22 kilometer road race & 4 mile fun run : October 7, 1979 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
El plagiario by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
The letters by John Cheever( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin Cheever Amerikaans schrijver
Benjamin Cheever Writer, editor
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Languages
English (80)
Spanish (2)
Italian (2)
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