Title: Housebreaker of Shady Hill and Other Stories...
Publisher: Harper, New York
Publication Date: 1958
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
A Very Good plus copy with the glue residue of a bookplate on front pastedown in a Very Good plus dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. These are Cheever's tales of stifled-but-hedonistic bedroom community life are not as outdated as you might think, and are great examples of his direct writing style. It's a book of stories that all revolve around the same place and contain some of the same characters. The eight short stories include: The Housebreaker of Shady HIll, O Youth and Beauty, The Country Husband, The Sorrows of Gin, The Worm in the Apple, The Five-Forty-Eight, Just Tell Me Who It Was, and The Trouble of Marcie Flint. Bookseller Inventory # 24050
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