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Nathan Zuckerman

Nathan Zuckerman is a writer who recalls twenty years before when he was just beginning his career, he went to visit the home of his favorite author, E.I. Lonoff. Zuckerman imposes of the writer in the hopes that he will find a mentor in this established author. Zuckerman reacts to everything about this author as a great fan of a rock star might react to meeting their idol. Zuckerman hangs on Lonoff's every word, imagining things about Lonoff that are not necessarily true. Zuckerman is just like the man other fans of this writer who want some of his genius to rub off on them, but he does not see it.

Zuckerman has had a falling out with his girlfriend after she discovered Zuckerman had had a one night stand with one of her friends. In an attempt to be honest, Zuckerman also tells her about...

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