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John Cheever
Birth date: May 27, 1912
Died: June 18, 1982
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pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 3 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 3 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 7 years ago
Me tomo casi un año pero finalmente las leí todas ."Goodbye, my brother " es mi historia preferida ; el contenido entero es genial pero esa primera me llegó ...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 7 years ago
The title is a misnomer. Not that there aren't some wonderful stories here, but they were never really chosen because they're the best American short stories of the 20th century. Rather, these are Updike's 56 picks out of the 2,000 stories originally chosen in the 84 volumes of a yearly anthology pu...
Infinite Joe
Infinite Joe rated it 8 years ago
This was on Time's Top 100 List? I'm not sure I see why. It's not that the book wasn't good, it just wasn't great. Farragut seemed to be a drug addicted hollowed out soul going through the motions of surviving in prison, and nothing more, which was probably the point, but I felt both a lack of ch...
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