Forgot your password?  

Herzog Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 81 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Herzog.
This section contains 598 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Herzog Study Guide

Chapter 2 Summary

Herzog is off to the beachfront property of his friend Libby Vane. She is on the honeymoon of her third marriage. She insists Herzog come and stay as long as he likes. This chapter takes place during his journey to the property by cab and train.

As Herzog rides out of the city, he remembers many people and conversations. He remembers visiting his mother-in-law, Tennie, and buying her cigars at the corner store. Tennie has been divorced from her husband, but they maintain a relationship. Tennie's apartment is filled with awards from her ex-husband's accomplishments. Tennie thought their relationship was a good one and wonders why Herzog quit visiting her. She sends Simkin, her lawyer, with a message of her disappointment.

Herzog also recalls Valentine Gersbach's visit to Herzog's house with his daughter, June, after he returned from Europe. Gersbach took him to a motel on the...

(read more from the Chapter 2 Summary)

This section contains 598 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Herzog Study Guide
Copyrights
Herzog from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook