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What Makes Sammy Run?
Title:
What Makes Sammy Run?
Subject:
Literature
Classic Literature
Fiction
Description:
What Makes Sammy Run?Everyone of us knows someone who runs. He is one of the symp-toms of our times—from the little man who shoves you out of the way on the street to the go-getter who shoves you out of a job in the office to the Fuehrer who shoves you out of the world. And all of us have stopped to wonder, at some time or another, what it is that makes these people tick. What makes them run?This is the question Schulberg has asked himself, and the answer is the first novel written with the indignation that only a young writer with talent and ideals could concentrate into a manuscript. It is the story of Sammy Glick, the man with a positive genius for being a heel, who runs through New York’s East Side, through newspaper ranks and finally through Hollywood, leaving in his wake the wrecked careers of his associates; for this is his tragedy and his chief characteristic—his congenital incapacity for friendship.An older and more experienced...
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Vintage
Date:
2011/05/25
Digital Format:
HTML

ADOBE EPUB

KINDLE
Language:
English