The Wapshot Scandal

Paperback | August 23, 2011

byJohn Cheever

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In this simultaneously hilarious and poignant companion volume to The Wapshot Chronicle, the members of the Wapshot family of St. Botolphs drift far from their New England village into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS, and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.

A novel of large and tender vision, The Wapshot Scandal is filled with pungent characters and outrageous twists of fate, and, above all, with Cheever's luminous compassion for all his hapless fellow prisoners of human nature.

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In this simultaneously hilarious and poignant companion volume to The Wapshot Chronicle, the members of the Wapshot family of St. Botolphs drift far from their New England village into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS, and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.A novel of large and tender vision, The ...

In this simultaneously hilarious and poignant companion volume to The Wapshot Chronicle, the members of the Wapshot family of St. Botolphs drift far from their New England village into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS, and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.A novel of large and tender vision, The ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.72 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060528885

ISBN - 13:9780060528881

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“A delectable and glorious piece of fiction…it paints our country as an earthly paradise, but a paradise full of evil, inhabited by more serpents than one.” (Glenway Wescott)