John Cheever

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John Cheever

John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer. He is…

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John Cheever quote : Homesickness is nothing Fifty …

Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. John Cheever

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Family

John Cheever quote : When I remember my …

When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places. John Cheever

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Communication

John Cheever quote : The need to write …

The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one’s life and discover one’s usefulness. John Cheever

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Beauty

John Cheever quote : For me a page …

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has…

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Alone

John Cheever quote : I can’t write without …

I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss – you can’t do it alone. John Cheever

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Fear

John Cheever quote : Fear tastes like a …

Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house. John Cheever

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Love

John Cheever quote : The deep joy we …

The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is…

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