Author: John Cheever
ReflectionThe story is short but it packs well the challenging relationship between fathers and sons. There is already a clear separation between father and son because of the divorce but the story as it plays out is both a condemnation of his father and a desire to have had just something more with his father. Charlie is clearly torn and the story captured it well.
Short Story #260 out of 365
Rating: 3 (out of 5 stars)
Date Read: 8/1/2014
Source: The short story can be found at this website.
For a full listing of all the short stories in this series, check out the category 365 Short Stories a year.
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