The World of Apples by John Cheever

The World of Apples: Stories by John Cheever. 1973 Knopf, fourth printing, 174 pages. Cheever was a Pulitzer-winning American novelist and short story writer, noted for his depictions of suburbia. According to his NYT obituary: "Indeed, for all his meditations on the sad, sometimes humorous inadequacies of modern America, Mr. Cheever was, at heart, a moralist, concerned with what he called ''the enduring past'' and the nostalgia created by memory and desire." Included in this collection are ten stories.

Condition: VG- jacket, some scuffing, book in VG condition, some wear

"In order to see anything---a leaf or a blade of grass---you have, I think, to know the keenness of love."

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