|About Schmidt (1997) [Novel]|
by Louis Begley
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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
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction