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Author: John Cheever Narrator: John Cheever, Ben Cheever, Meryl Streep Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2006 ISBN: 9780061229169
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One Great Author. One Great CD.

Here are two magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates—with unequaled grace and tenderness—the deepest feelings we have.

As Cheever wrote, "These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard the Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat."

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Quotes & Awards

  • Pulitzer Prize
  • National Book Critics Circle Award

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About the Author

Edward Herrmann (1943–2014) was one of America’s top audiobook narrators. He won multiple Audie Awards and twenty-two Earphones Awards, and his narration of the King James version of the Bible remains a benchmark in the industry.

About the Narrators

Peter Gallagher is an award-winning actor of stage, film, and audio. He was among the cast of narrators for Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald that won an AudioFile Earphones Award and placed as a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award in 2002. In 2004 he was part of the narrating cast for The John Cheever Audio Collection, which was a finalist for the Audie Award in two categories: Short Stories/Collections and Achievement in Production.

Meryl Streep, considered by many movie reviewers to be the greatest living film actress, has been nominated for an Academy Award an astonishing sixteen times and has won it three times. Born in New Jersey, her early performing ambitions leaned toward the opera, but she became interested in acting while a student at Vassar and upon graduation enrolled in the Yale School of Drama. She went on to win the Academy Award for her performances in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Sophie’s Choice (1982), and The Iron Lady (2012).