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As Good As I Could Be: A Memoir of Raising Wonderful Children in Difficult Times

Susan Cheever

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ISBN 10: 0684863413 / ISBN 13: 9780684863412
Published by Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2001
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Fine in dust jacket with slight wear. Presentation copy inscribed and signed by Cheever, "For Marion Winik whose work has brought me delight and wisdom for years. . . .". Bookseller Inventory # b7893

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Title: As Good As I Could Be: A Memoir of Raising ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition (SIGNED).

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The daughter of writer John Cheever chronicles the joys and trials of motherhood as she recalls how she raised her son and daughter through two divorces and a host of other difficulties.

About the Author:

Susan Cheever has written nine previous books, including five novels and the memoirs Home Before Dark, Treetops, and Note Found in a Bottle. She has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Talk magazine, among other publications. She is a contributing writer for Architectural Digest and writes a weekly column for Newsday. She has appeared on The Today Show, 20/20, and CBS Sunday Morning. A Guggenheim fellow, Cheever teaches writing in the Bennington College MFA program. She lives in New York City.

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