Knowledge Identifier: +John_Cheever
Born in 1912.
Countries: United States (50%), Massachusetts (20%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: The New Republic, Dartmouth College, Quincy High School, Yale Medical School
In 1938, he began work for the Federal Writers' Project in Washington, D. C., which he considered an embarrassing boondoggle
He began an affair with actress Hope Lange in the late 1960s
Raymond Carver - In the fall semester of 1973, Carver was a teacher in the Iowa Writers' Workshop with John Cheever, but Carver stated that they did less teaching than drinking and almost no writing
John Updike - On "The Dick Cavett Show" in 1981, the novelist and short-story writer John Cheever was asked why he did not write book reviews and what he would say if given the chance to review Updike's "Rabbit is Rich"