On the occasion of John Cheever’s centenary, friends and family gather to remember him and read from his work.
“There is a great, questing soul alive everywhere in [his] stories, a soul trying to come to grips with the parameters of human experience amid the ravishing beauty of nature,” wrote T. C. Boyle. “Few prose writers can touch Cheever for the painterly precision of his descriptions, and the reward of them, too—his characters, locked in the struggles of suburban and familial angst, regularly experience moments of transcendence and rebirth.”
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This reading is in memory of Ronald Busch.
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