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Cheever, John

Syllabification: Chee·ver, John
Pronunciation: /CHēvər
 
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Definition of Cheever, John in English:

( 1912–82), US novelist and short-story writer. His stories frequently satirize affluent residents of the suburbs of Westchester County and New England. Notable works: The Wapshot Chronicle (1957), The Wapshot Scandal (1964), Falconer (1977), and The Stories of John Cheever (1978).

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