Oh, What A Paradise It Seems

Oh, What A Paradise It Seems

Book - 1982
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"A luminous epiphany of life . . . engaging and complex . . . vivid and alive".--Washington Post Book World. An old man falls madly in love and does valiant battle against polluters in this ineffably joyful novel--Cheever's last.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, c1982.
ISBN: 9780394513348
0394513347
Branch Call Number: FIC Cheev
Characteristics: 99 p.

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lukasevansherman
Jan 01, 2014

Cheever's final novel is a slim, elegiac book about an older man who finds unexpected romance with a younger woman as well as the environmental degradation of a local pond. Some of his earlier novels could be off putting or self-consciously bleak, but this is his most understated and emotionally warm.

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