Martin is lonely in New York after his return from the West Indies

Martin is lonely in New York after his return from the West Indies

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Unformatted text preview: Martin is lonely in New York after his return from the West Indies, having been reduced from Dr. Arrowsmith to a man with no one to talk to He finds a companion in Joyce Lanyon, who knows how to make men talk. He visits her in her palatial home, to the disapproval of Latham Ireland, a well- dressed lawyer, also an admirer of Joyce. The luxury surrounding her, as well as her wealthy friends and lavish entertaining, holds Martin in awe. Joyce becomes an arranger, a sponsor of causes. The part of her life which she feels to have been most useful, however, is that in which she played the part of an almshouse cook. She teaches Martin bridge and plays tennis with him. They are married with pomp and ceremony the next January in St. George's Church. Terry Wickett refuses to act as best man. For three months, they travel in Europe, Martin having for the first time the opportunity to observe the great laboratories of London, Paris, and...
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