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The Resource Cheever : a life, Blake Bailey

Cheever : a life, Blake Bailey

Label
Cheever : a life
Title
Cheever
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Blake Bailey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the life of John Cheever reveals a soul in conflict, describing his life as a high-school dropout, alcoholic, secret bisexual, and a man who concealed his deeply-rooted anxieties while becoming one of the most iconic literary figures of our time
Summary
A portrait of the life of John Cheever reveals a soul in conflict, describing his life as a high-school dropout, alcoholic, secret bisexual, and a man who concealed his deeply-rooted anxieties while becoming one of the most iconic literary figures of our time
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009.
Awards note
Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
298779
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Blake
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cheever, John
  • Authors, American
  • Cheever, John
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Cheever : a life, Blake Bailey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-737) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn401119977
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
x, 770 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400079681
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)401119977
Label
Cheever : a life, Blake Bailey
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-737) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn401119977
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
x, 770 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400079681
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)401119977

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