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Cheever, Benjamin 1948-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 5,688 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Diary fiction  History  Interviews  Diaries 
Roles: Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PS3553.H34865, 813.52
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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 1,408 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 )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 866 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 726 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 642 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 )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 562 libraries worldwide
The good nanny by Benjamin Cheever( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 313 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 57 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
Diarios by John Cheever( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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
Famous after death by Benjamin Cheever( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The secret society of demolition writers : stories by Aimee Bender( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library 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 renown cast aside, these twelve daredevils have each contributed an extreme, no-holds-barred unsigned story, each shining as brightly and urgently as hazard lights. Unconventional and unapologetic, this publishing equivalent of a whodunit features an eclectic group of fictional characters, including a delusional schizophrenic narrator, an egg donor with second thoughts about her decision, a pharmacist who forms a weird crush on a woman who beat both of her parents to death, and a little girl who understands that an old safe is the threshold to another, ghostly, world. Equally diverse and surprising are the authors themselves: Aimee Bender, Benjamin Cheever, Michael Connelly, Sebastian Junger, Elizabeth McCracken, Rosie O'Donnell, Chris Offutt, Anna Quindlen, John Burnham Schwartz, Alice Sebold, Lauren Slater, and Marc Parent, the editor of the collection. Never before has such a wide-ranging and talented group of authors been assembled to such explosive and entertaining effect. The Secret Society of Demolition Writers is an intriguing puzzle in itself, but it's also an important addition to the careers of some of our finest storytellers'even if we never really know who wrote what. Its boundary-smashing fiction offers exhilarating proof that for an artist, withholding your identity can mean gaining your freedom. From the Hardcover edition
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."
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
The enormous radio by John Cheever( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A married couple's new radio tunes into the private lives of everybody else in their New York City apartment building
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
Languages
English (79)
Spanish (1)
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