The Swimmer, John Cheever I remembered this fairy tale while reading The Brigadier and the Golf Widow, a collection of the short stories John Cheever has written over the last ten years. My children's story contains both Cheever's most successful technique and his obsessive theme. 04/21/2017 - 11:36 am | View Link
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"The Swimmer" by John Cheever- Neddy Merrill's Journey 612). This last sentence of the story finalizes all that the neighbors' had foreshadowed towards, at this point, Ned may have finally remembered all that he had suppressed with alcohol. soon" (Cheever, 1964, p. 610). Does he really know how long it's been ... 09/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
John Cheever's First Short Story, Ever In the fall of 1930, an 18-year-old John Cheever—a boy with a low voice and a “determined ... My dreams had been thick. I remembered two converging hills, some dry apple trees and a broken blue egg cup. That is all I could remember. 11/12/2013 - 3:38 am | View Link
John Cheever, Underappreciated, Gets a Boost and not even remembered all that accurately. When I tell people where I live, they often say, "Oh, Cheever country." I just nod, because the truth would take too long. The short version is, no, I don't, because Cheever country doesn't exist any longer. 02/26/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Massachusetts Hockey 2017 Mike Cheever Grow the Game Award Recipients; By Massachusetts Hockey 04/13/2017, 1:15pm EDT ; OVER $41,000 GIVEN TO LOCAL PROGRAMS FROM INVEST IN YOUTH LICENSE ... 04/29/2017 - 5:53 pm | View Website
SparkNotes: The Crucible: Important Quotations Explained Explanation of the famous quotes in The Crucible, including all important speeches, comments, quotations, and monologues. 04/29/2017 - 9:39 am | View Website
The Centaur The Centaur is a novel by John Updike, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1963. It won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. Portions of the novel first appeared in ... 04/28/2017 - 10:37 am | View Website
John Updike John Updike was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and spent his first years in nearby Shillington, a small town where his father was a high school science teacher. 04/27/2017 - 5:16 am | View Website
Memory mem·o·ry (mĕm′ə-rē) n. pl. mem·o·ries 1. The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience. 2. The act or an instance of remembering ... 04/27/2017 - 2:10 am | View Website
As he presided over a Cabinet meeting on Aug. 6, 1974, President Richard Nixon sounded combative. But everyone in the room knew that his resignation was imminent. “All that talent — all those flaws,” Caspar Weinberger whispered to James Schlesinger. “No morality,” George H. W. Bush said to himself, “Caring for no one and yet doing so much.”
From Staff ReportsThe English Department at Oklahoma City University this summer will host the Smokewood Institute for Young Writers, an intensive two-week program of writing workshops, craft sessions, creative readings and a culminating anthology of student work.
"Revelation" by Robert Knott (Putnam, 324 pages, in stores)
The adventures of territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch continue in Robert Knott's latest book, "Revelation," which features the characters of Robert Parker, who died in January 2010.
Knott was chosen by Parker's estate to carry on the Cole and Hitch series of Western novels, and “Revelation” is his fifth novel in the series.
Of course, Parker's first novel featuring Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch was “Appaloosa,” which was turned into a movie featuring Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen.
Prague festival coming 'Rain or Shine'
"Rain or Shine It's Polka Time" is the theme for the 2017 Prague Kolache Festival Parade and all floats will depict this subject.
The annual festival is scheduled to take place Saturday along Main Street and in the City Park.
"Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness" by Terry Goodkind (Tor, 512 pages, in stores)
Terry Goodkind launches his new series, "The Nicci Chronicles," with "Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness," an imposing title for an imposing character.