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Ladies and Gentlemen Chapter Summary & Analysis - Futures Summary

Adam Ross
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Futures Summary

David Applelow is in his early forties, recently left unemployed when the theater group for which he was manager and general jack-of-all-trades closed. Applelow is waiting to be interviewed for a job that he knows little about. The ad in the newspaper was vague, but the starting salary was more than generous. Applelow, who has had quite an eclectic professional life, believes that it is a sales job and feels more than qualified. However, he finds himself watching the other hopeful candidates also waiting with him, noting their over qualifications and abject nervousness.

When Applelow is finally called in to be interviewed, he finds the interviewer sexually attractive. Applelow's mind wonders to thoughts of impressing this beautiful woman. The interview goes well until the end when the woman, Ms. Samuel. asks Applelow if he believes in astronomy, Nostradamus, and Zodiac signs. Afraid of offending this woman who...

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