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John Cheever
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    (May 27, 1912-June 18, 1982)
    Wrote 'The Wapshot Chronicle (1957),' 'The Wapshot Scandal (1964),' 'Bullet Park (1969),' 'Falconer (1977),' and 'The Stories of John Cheever (1978)'
    Published many stories in The New Yorker magazine
    He dropped out of high school.
    He was an alcoholic.
    He was married, but had many affairs with men.
    When his mother was pregnant with him, his father invited an abortionist to have dinner with them.
    When he was a child, his family was so poor his mother had to sell his bed.
    He fought as an infantry gunner in World War II.
    In 1975, he checked himself into rehab and became completely sober.
    His stories satirize the wealthy suburban scene.
    His writings are both funny and sad.
    He figured into an episode of 'Seinfeld' ('The Cheever Letters,' 1992).

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