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About Schmidt

Author: Louis Begley
Publisher: New York : Alfred Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An aristocratic Wasp, a widower who is one of New York's last white-shoe lawyers, seeks solace in the arms of a Puerto Rican waitress after his only daughter inflicts on him the ultimate indignity. She is marrying an ambitious drone, immune to the refining pleasures of culture and--perhaps hardest to swallow--Jewish. By the author of Wartime Lies.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Begley, Louis.
About Schmidt.
New York : Alfred Knopf ; Distributed by Random House, 1996
(OCoLC)604585017
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Begley
ISBN: 0679450335 9780679450337
OCLC Number: 34576680
Description: 273 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Louis Begley.
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An aristocratic Wasp, a widower who is one of New York's last white-shoe lawyers, seeks solace in the arms of a Puerto Rican waitress after his only daughter inflicts on him the ultimate indignity. She is marrying an ambitious drone, immune to the refining pleasures of culture and--perhaps hardest to swallow--Jewish. By the author of Wartime Lies.

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