Houghton Mifflin, 1982 (hardcover)
Random House, 1983 (paperback)
Louisa May Alcott A Personal Biography
Lively and astute!
American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau
Transcendentalism--the story behind the scenes.
Desire: Where Sex Meets Addiction
"A short, steamy read."
--New York Post
My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous
"As a biography of one of the most humane and beneficial Americans who ever lived, it is a national treasure."
As Good As I Could Be
Raising wonderful children in a difficult world
Home Before Dark
A poignant memoir of a man driven by boundless genius and ambition.
Note Found in a Bottle
"Engrossing and remarkably devoid of self-flagellation."
"Ms. Cheever's. . . coolly intelligent perspective. . . provides a clear, hard-edged picture of the snobbery, sexism, anti-Semitism adultery, alcoholism, and emotional dishonesty that were part and parcel of those swimming pools and tennis courts."
--Wall Street Journal
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1989
Doctors and Women
Clarkson N. Potter, 1987
Houghton Mifflin, 1982. Paperback: Random House, 1983.
A Handsome Man
Simon & Schuster, 1981. Paperback: Ballantine Group: 1982.
Looking for Work
Simon & Schuster, 1980. Paperback: Fawcett, 1982.