Cheever Land

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Happy Birthday to John Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982), a tortured soul who wrote lovely, biting, melancholy prose, often about tortured souls.

"The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one's life and discover one's usefulness."

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