Countine writing a prequel for A&P by John Updike

Words: 121
Pages: 1
Subject: Essays

Working at a grocery store was never a future that Sammy thought he had, but life has its surprises. He had big dreams growing up; and his parents shared in those dreams. Nonetheless, things did not work out the way he wanted them to. Never a fellow to settle for less; perhaps he decided to go for the job at the store because the store manager was a friend of his parents, and it was a show of obedience and loyalty to his parents and to the store manager. His time at the store, finally, came to an end, and he wanted to explore other opportunities in life. It would not be easy, but he had decided to ‘find himself’, and