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Cohn was once the champion boxer at Princeton for what category?

Middleweight

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Did Cohn like boxing?

No

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Why did Cohn box?

To counteract the feeling and insecurity and shyness he felt as being a Jew at Princeton

3

Where was the only place that Cohn ever fought?

In the gym

4

What did Spider Kelly tell all his young men to box like?

Like featherweights

5

Who was Spider Kelly's star pupil?

Cohn

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What happened the first time Cohn boxed?

Spider Kelly overmatched him and Cohn got his nose permanently flattened

7

What kind of people does Jake mistrust?

All frank and simple people

8

What does Jake believer could be the real reasons that Cohn's nose is actually flattened?

He saw something, his mother saw something, a horse stepped on his face, or his mother had been frightened

9

Who granted Cohn access to one of the richest Jewish communities in New York?

His father

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Who granted Cohn access to one of the oldest families in New York?

His mother

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Where did Cohn prep for Princeton?

At a military prep school

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What did Cohn play while at his military prep school?

A very good end on the football team

13

What made Cohn bitter?

The fact that he was a nice,shy, friendly boy

14

Who did Cohn marry?

The first girl who was nice to him

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How long was Cohn married?

5 years

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How many kids did Cohn have?

Three

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How much money did his father leave him?

$50,000

18

Who did the balance of Cohn's father's estate go to?

His mother

19

Who did Cohn's wife leave him for?

A miniature painter

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Where did Cohn go after the divorce?

The Coast, California

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What kind of people did Cohn fall in amongst in California?

Literary people

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What review did Cohn back while in California?

The Arts

23

Where did Cohn's review publish?

It started in Carmel, California and finished in Provincetown, Massachusetts

24

What was Cohn's position in the review at the start of its publication?

As a member of the advisory board on the editorial board

25

What was Cohn's position in his review by the time it finished publication?

As the sole editor

26

Why did Cohn give up his magazine?

Because it became too expensive

27

What happened to Cohn with women while with the magazine?

He was taken in hand b a woman who hoped to rise with the magazine

28

Why did Cohn's lady become disgusted with Cohn?

Because she realized that the magazine was not going to rise

29

Where did Cohn and his lady go after America and why?

They went to Europe where the lady had been educated

30

How long did Cohn and his lady stay in Europe?

Three years

31

How did Cohn and his lady spend their three years in Europe?

Two in Paris and one in travel

32

Who were Cohn's two friends?

Braddocks and Jake

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What kind of friend was Braddocks to Cohn?

He was his literary friend

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What kind of friend was Cohn to Jake?

He was his tennis friend

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What was Cohn's lady's name?

Frances Clyne

36

How did Frances's attitude change towards Cohn while in Europe?

She found that her looks were going during the second year and she went from careless possession and exploitation to absolute determination that Cohn should marry her

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What was Cohn's allowance from his mother?

$300 a month

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Why was Cohn unhappy in Europe?

Because he would rather have been in America

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What did Cohn discover while in Europe?

Writing

40

How was Cohn's novel?

It wasn't a bad novel according to the critics but it was actually very good

41

What did Cohn do while in Europe?

He read books, played bridge, tennis and boxed

42

Where did Jake and Cohn and his lady dine at when Jake came aware of Frances's attitude towards Cohn?

At I'Avenue and then Cafe Versailles

43

Where did Cohn suggest that he and Jake go for a vacation?

To Strasburg and walk up to Saint Odile or somewhere else in the Alsace

44

Why did Cohn get Jake kicked under the table?

Because Jake mentioned a girl he knew in Strasburg?

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Where did Jake suggest that he and Cohn go?

To Senlis where they could stay at the Grand Cerg