Winter break had come to an end already, so quickly and unexpectedly. With the end of the festivities meant returning back to school—New York University—where he was enrolled as a second year law student.
New York University was too all-American—Sam greatly disliked how everything was so puritanical and how the teachers were always speaking in boring, monotone voices. The student body being mostly descended from privileged Protestants who traced their ancestry back to the Mayflower and some descendants of more recently arrived assimilated yes-men immigrants, student activities often involved strange activities such as yachting and going to the country clubs. That wouldn’t be so bad if the students had a sense of humour, Sam thought, but clearly, they didn’t. They balked at Sam’s interest in theater and atonal music, and laughed mockingly when he told them that no, he wasn’t a member of any country club and no, he had n