What Makes Sammy Run? - Chapter Two Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Two Summary

Julian Blumberg, a timid aspiring writer comes to Sammy and Al's adjoining cubicle to talk to Sammy about a manuscript he wrote. Al watches as Sammy enthusiastically offers to help the man and listens suspiciously as Sammy raves about the story after Julian is gone. Sammy lies to Julian, offering to show it to his agent when he does not have one. Sammy's next move is to then find an agent and he gets on the phone with Myron Selznick, a big Hollywood agent. He decides to rename Julian's manuscript, claim it as his own and try to sell it in Hollywood through Selznick. Sammy speaks so confidently that he convinces Selznick that the script is in demand and worth buying. Weeks later Sammy closes the deal, selling Girl Steals Boy for five thousand dollars, and puts a plug in the...

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