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The Resource Uncollecting Cheever : the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers, Anita Miller

Uncollecting Cheever : the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers, Anita Miller

Label
Uncollecting Cheever : the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers
Title
Uncollecting Cheever
Title remainder
the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers
Statement of responsibility
Anita Miller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of how little Academy Chicago Publishers (co-owned by the author and her husband, Jordan Miller) tried to publish the late John Cheever's uncollected short stories, and was blocked from doing so by Cheever's family, is now a familiar part of publishing lore (and law)
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Anita
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3505.H6428
LC item number
.M555 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cheever, John
  • Cheever, John
  • Academy Chicago Publishers
  • Press law
  • Authors and publishers
  • Literature publishing
  • Small presses
  • Cheever, John
  • Academy Chicago Publishers
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Families
  • Authors and publishers
  • Literature publishing
  • Press law
  • Small presses
  • Illinois
  • United States
Label
Uncollecting Cheever : the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers, Anita Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover ; Title Page ; Half Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Preface; Chapter 1: Prelude: ""This is Really Easy"" ; Chapter 2: ""A Splendid Idea"" ; Chapter 3: ""I Suppose you could Say they Haven't been Delivered"" ; Chapter 4: ''A Perfect Agent for the Eighties"" ; Chapter 5: ""John's Poor Litde Stories"" ; Chapter 6: ""Serious Inequities in the Contract"" ; Chapter 7: ""They're My only Children"" ; Chapter 8: ""Cheever Clout"" ; Chapter 9: ""Franklin Thinks Maybe the Cheevers Won't Like It"" ; Chapter 10: ""The Cheevers' Concern about Premature Publicity""
  • Chapter 11: ""It's a Matter of Honor"" Chapter 12: ""The Work is of Grossly Substandard Quality"" ; Chapter 13: Hearing in White Plains: ""They are Not the Stories of John Cheever"" ; Chapter 14: ""It Competes Direcdy with the Published Literature of John Cheever"" ; Chapter 15: ""I Want you to Publish this Book"" ; Chapter 16: The Royce Hotel: ""You Won't Sell as Many Books as Random House"" ; Chapter 17: ''As if this were Dirty Laundry .... Gossip"" ; Chapter 18: Mary Cheever's Deposition: ""I Would Like this Creep to Finish""
  • Chapter 19: Franklin Dennis's Deposition: ""I'm Going to Ask the Witness not to Speak with his Attorney"" Chapter 20: Susan Cheever's Deposition: ""They are Essentially Package Engineers Rather than Publishers"" ; Chapter 21: Ben Cheever's Deposition: ""I Don't Know a Lot about What is in This Xerox"" ; Chapter 22: Andrew Wylie's Deposition: ""What was the Man's Name?"" ; Chapter 23: Evidentiary Hearing, White Plains, Day 1, A.M.: ""Is that the One they Made into a Movie?"" ; Chapter 24: Evidentiary Hearing, White Plains, Day 1, P.M.: ""Which President were you Speaking Of?""
  • Chapter 25: Evidentiary Hearing, Day 2, A.M.: ""Who is the Beggar?"" Chapter 26: Evidentiary Hearing, Day 2, P.M.: ""Do you Contend that She Knew what She was Doing when She Did That?"" ; Chapter 27: Interlude between Courtrooms: ""The Second Thing they Do, Is they Come before You in a Judge Bash"" ; Chapter 28: Goettel's Opinion: ""All Plaintiffs will Prevail"" ; Chapter 29: ""It Looks Like It's Going to be Relatively Easy"" ; Chapter 30: ""You Don't See a Moral Issue Here?"" ; Chapter 31: Chicago Trial, Days 1 and 2: ""They could be Bad, They, could be Good, That is not the Issue""
  • Chapter 32: Chicago Trial, Day 3: ""Welcome to our Fair City"" Chapter 33: Judge Kiley's Decision: ""Most of the Dispute has been Decided"" ; Chapter 34: ''A Literary Gold Mine"" ; Chapter 35: ""John was the King of Hades"" ; Chapter 36: ""Paul is Named Jack and Mani is Amy"" ; Chapter 37: ""It becomes Like a Garbage can of Stories"" ; Chapter 38: ""Enforcing a Contract for Mary Cheever"" ; Chapter 39: ""Mrs. Cheever Loves those Stories"" ; Chapter 40: ""Small Press, Small Book"" ; Chapter 41: ""It's Still a Very Good Idea, in the Abstract""
Control code
889270763
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780897338783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889270763
Label
Uncollecting Cheever : the family of John Cheever vs. Academy Chicago Publishers, Anita Miller
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover ; Title Page ; Half Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Preface; Chapter 1: Prelude: ""This is Really Easy"" ; Chapter 2: ""A Splendid Idea"" ; Chapter 3: ""I Suppose you could Say they Haven't been Delivered"" ; Chapter 4: ''A Perfect Agent for the Eighties"" ; Chapter 5: ""John's Poor Litde Stories"" ; Chapter 6: ""Serious Inequities in the Contract"" ; Chapter 7: ""They're My only Children"" ; Chapter 8: ""Cheever Clout"" ; Chapter 9: ""Franklin Thinks Maybe the Cheevers Won't Like It"" ; Chapter 10: ""The Cheevers' Concern about Premature Publicity""
  • Chapter 11: ""It's a Matter of Honor"" Chapter 12: ""The Work is of Grossly Substandard Quality"" ; Chapter 13: Hearing in White Plains: ""They are Not the Stories of John Cheever"" ; Chapter 14: ""It Competes Direcdy with the Published Literature of John Cheever"" ; Chapter 15: ""I Want you to Publish this Book"" ; Chapter 16: The Royce Hotel: ""You Won't Sell as Many Books as Random House"" ; Chapter 17: ''As if this were Dirty Laundry .... Gossip"" ; Chapter 18: Mary Cheever's Deposition: ""I Would Like this Creep to Finish""
  • Chapter 19: Franklin Dennis's Deposition: ""I'm Going to Ask the Witness not to Speak with his Attorney"" Chapter 20: Susan Cheever's Deposition: ""They are Essentially Package Engineers Rather than Publishers"" ; Chapter 21: Ben Cheever's Deposition: ""I Don't Know a Lot about What is in This Xerox"" ; Chapter 22: Andrew Wylie's Deposition: ""What was the Man's Name?"" ; Chapter 23: Evidentiary Hearing, White Plains, Day 1, A.M.: ""Is that the One they Made into a Movie?"" ; Chapter 24: Evidentiary Hearing, White Plains, Day 1, P.M.: ""Which President were you Speaking Of?""
  • Chapter 25: Evidentiary Hearing, Day 2, A.M.: ""Who is the Beggar?"" Chapter 26: Evidentiary Hearing, Day 2, P.M.: ""Do you Contend that She Knew what She was Doing when She Did That?"" ; Chapter 27: Interlude between Courtrooms: ""The Second Thing they Do, Is they Come before You in a Judge Bash"" ; Chapter 28: Goettel's Opinion: ""All Plaintiffs will Prevail"" ; Chapter 29: ""It Looks Like It's Going to be Relatively Easy"" ; Chapter 30: ""You Don't See a Moral Issue Here?"" ; Chapter 31: Chicago Trial, Days 1 and 2: ""They could be Bad, They, could be Good, That is not the Issue""
  • Chapter 32: Chicago Trial, Day 3: ""Welcome to our Fair City"" Chapter 33: Judge Kiley's Decision: ""Most of the Dispute has been Decided"" ; Chapter 34: ''A Literary Gold Mine"" ; Chapter 35: ""John was the King of Hades"" ; Chapter 36: ""Paul is Named Jack and Mani is Amy"" ; Chapter 37: ""It becomes Like a Garbage can of Stories"" ; Chapter 38: ""Enforcing a Contract for Mary Cheever"" ; Chapter 39: ""Mrs. Cheever Loves those Stories"" ; Chapter 40: ""Small Press, Small Book"" ; Chapter 41: ""It's Still a Very Good Idea, in the Abstract""
Control code
889270763
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780897338783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889270763

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