After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. Nobody wants to make any big decisions that would radically alter his life, yet none of them wants to end up like Chet, the professional student who tends bar and is in his tenth year of university studies. Written by
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Anxiety loves company.
Did You Know?
Based on Chet's comments in the first book club meeting with Otis, the book is "All the Pretty Horses" by Cormac McCarthy. The movie was released in 1995, and McCarthy's novel won the National Book Award in 1992. See more
At the airport, when Grover says, "Shit, I wish I hadn't seen that", his mark is clearly visible on the floor when he walks away. See more
There's also that dark side to the nose ring.
References A Cry in the Dark
Written by Frosty Horton and Steve Hoffman
Performed by Pixies
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