Satirizes the American advertising industry through the adventures of rising radio man, Andrew Reale
Wouk's first novel was heavily influenced by the style of his favorite author, Cervantes. Andrew Reale is tilting at the windmills of success and fame as he builds a radio career in Manhattan in the early 1940s. He is forced to choose between true love or a marriage that will put him on the high road towards his fortune.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Subgenre: Love + Relationships + Sex, Types of Characters, Human Qualities + Behavior, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Settings, Arts + Entertainment, Conflicts + Dualities, Literary