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Book Information: About Schmidt

About Schmidt (1997) [Novel]
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About Schmidt tells the story of Warren Schmidt, a 67-year-old Omaha, Neb., insurance actuary. Upon his retirement, he reassesses his life, wondering whether his job, marriage, and family life were ever what he had hoped. Warren's daughter barely speaks to him, lives in Denver, and is set to marry a man he disapproves of. When tragedy strikes, Warren takes a cross-country trip to stop the marriage and find meaning in his own life

Original title: About Schmidt
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: About Schmidt

About Schmidt (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A fine new novel...The great pleaure of reading Louis Begley is his exceptional literary intelligence." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Begley again demonstrates that he can reveal the complexities of society and personality with a clear eye and graceful style...More than meets the requirements of graceful fiction." Time
  • "Stunning." Los Angeles Times Book Review
  • "A powerful story of a man's fall from grace. The Remains of the Day comes to mind." Publishers Weekly
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About Schmidt (September 2002)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780449911167
Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.18 x .65 in
Pages: 304

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Edition #2: About Schmidt

About Schmidt (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A fine new novel...The great pleaure of reading Louis Begley is his exceptional literary intelligence." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Begley again demonstrates that he can reveal the complexities of society and personality with a clear eye and graceful style...More than meets the requirements of graceful fiction." Time
  • "Stunning." Los Angeles Times Book Review
  • "A powerful story of a man's fall from grace. The Remains of the Day comes to mind." Publishers Weekly
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Manifested in:

About Schmidt (1997)


ISBN: 0449911160

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