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About Schmidt: A Novel

Authors: Begley, Louis
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC019000, FIC008000
ISBN: 9780307760074, Related ISBNs: 0307760073, 0449911160, 0517276240, 0679450335, 9780307760074
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: As he tries to make his life habitable again--after the devastating loss of his wife--retired lawyer Albert Schmidt finds the possibility of regeneration in a new love the old "Schmidtie" would never have dreamt of. Set in the Hamptons and Mahnattan, and laced with black humor, About Schmidt casts a cold, pitiless eye on the eastern seaboard upper class, the last vestiges of once-ascendant WASPs, and the newcomers whose fortunes are rising.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Louis Begley's Memories of a Marriage.
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