Books Like The Gin Game by D. L. Coburn | Suggesting Reading

D. L. Coburn
This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Gin Game.
This section contains 162 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Gin Game Study Guide

Like The Gin Game, Glengarry Glen Ross (1984), David Mamet's play about cold and calculating real estate salesmen, depicts the destructive effects of competitiveness with bitter and sarcastic humor.

Weller Martin in The Gin Game is often compared to Willie Loman in Death of a Salesman (1948), a play by Arthur Miller. Both men are belligerent losers who blame other people for their failures.

Lanford Wilson's play Talley's Folley (1979), like The Gin Game, involves a conflict between a man and a woman, but here prejudice provides the complication and a romance is at stake.

Nobody's Home: Candid Reflections of a Nursing Home Aide (2004), by Thomas Edward Gass, reports on the author's experience of working in a nursing home as a frontline caregiver and as the social services director. His stories run the gamut of emotions, and he makes suggestions about how to preserve the dignity of the...

(read more from the What Do I Read Next? section)

This section contains 162 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Gin Game Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Gin Game from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.