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Drinking: Vintage Minis - Vintage Minis (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 08/06/2017
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What's the worst another drink could do? John Cheever pours out our most sociable of vices, and hands it to us in a highball. From the calculating teenager who raids her parents' liquor cabinet, only to drown her sorrows in it, to the suburban swimmer withering away with every plunge he takes, these are stories suffused with beauty, sadness, and the gathering storm of a bender well-done. Seen through the gin-lacquered looking glass of Cheever's writing, your next drink may have you reaching for a lime and soda instead. Selected from the book Collected Stories by John Cheever VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human Also in the Vintage Minis series: Swimming by Roger Deakin Eating by Nigella Lawson Calm by Tim Peaks Love by Jeanette Winterson

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781784872649
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 73 g
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 8 mm


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"John Cheever understood fallibility and that made for the greatness in his writing" * The Times *
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