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Oh What A Paradise It Seems

Cheever, John

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ISBN 10: 0394513347 / ISBN 13: 9780394513348
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1982
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0394513347 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New. Original Price is clipped. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 003114

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Title: Oh What A Paradise It Seems

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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John Cheever's last novel is a fable set in a village so idyllic it has no fast-food outlet and having as its protagonist an old man, Lemuel Sears, who still has it in him to fall wildly in love with strangers of both sexes. But Sears's paradise is threatened; the pond he loves is being fouled by unscrupulous polluters. In Cheever's accomplished hands the battle between an elderly romantic and the monstrous aspects of late-twentieth-century civilization becomes something ribald, poignant, and ineffably joyful.

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An old man falls violently in love and does valiant battle against unscrupulous polluters in John Cheever's ineffably joyful last novel.

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