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Unformatted text preview: After a year in the Chicago Loop, Martin is not overwhelmed by New York although he does admire the Woolworth Tower. He finds that Max Gottlieb has aged in the last five years, but Gottlieb is still as demanding as ever. He advises Martin to study mathematics in order to be able to prove his own experiments. In half an hour, the two are arguing as fiercely as in the old days. Martin is at last permitted to concentrate on laboratory work, with no additional duties. He is elated. So is Leora for him. The year is 1916. Europe is at war. Social life for Martin and Leora begins in New York by their being invited to scientific dinners, first by Ross McGurk, founder of the Institute, and his wife, Capitola, and later by Dr. Rippleton Holabird, head of the Department of Physiology, and Mrs. Holabird. The only jarring note in Martin's life is Terry Wickett, the &quot;boy chemist&quot; as he styles himself, who is irritating,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08