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Fading charmer, Tommy Wilhelm has reached his day of reckoning and is scared. In his forties, he still retains a boyish impetuousness that has ...Show synopsisFading charmer, Tommy Wilhelm has reached his day of reckoning and is scared. In his forties, he still retains a boyish impetuousness that has brought him to the brink of chaos: he is separated from his wife and children, at odds with his vain, successful father, failed in his acting career (a Hollywood agent once placed him as the type that loses the girl') and in a financial mess. In the course of one climactic day, he reviews his past mistakes and spiritual malaise, until a mysterious, philosophizing con man grants him a glorious, illuminating moment of truth and understanding, and offers him one last hope.Hide synopsis
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Saul Bellow's Seize the Day is a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Schlemiel--or failed actor. It follows a day in the life of Tommy Wilhelm who teeters on the abyss, his marriage on the rocks, who is alienated from his father, out of work, and close to financial ruin. Bellow's prose is quirky and ...
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