Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte's Web has become one of America's best-loved children's books. For fifty years, this timeless story of the pig named Wilbur and the wise spider named Charlotte who saved him has continued to warm the hearts of readers everywhere. This 1953 Newbery Honor Book comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself.
Here are twelve magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates, with unequaled grace and tenderness, the deepest feelings we have.
"All Stars Deliver"
The funeral of Amos Cabot inspires a writer to a stream of consciousness remembrance of the eccentric Cabot family, his own history with them, and the divided New England town in which he grew up. A selection from the John Cheever Audio Collection.
Charlie, the elevator operator at a swank New York residential building, has to spend his Christmas Day carrying tenants to and from their apartments. And when he lets his irritation be known, he experiences the power of charity in a way he had never felt before. A selection from the John Cheever Audio Collection.