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With one lucky class-action suit, ambulance-chaser Arthur Wise becomes a millionaire. That sudden ascendancy does not, however, bring cleansing transformation. In fact, Wise remains the vengeful racist that he always was and his relations with his 17-year-old son Hilly actually grow worse in the aftermath the big payoff. When his father's mistreatment of a live-in black servant at their new home escalates into an arrest, Hilly's own infatuation with the caretaker's niece is effectively doomed. Rendered in the son's words at different stages of his life, Wise Men artfully shows how the intricacies of human interactions play out over time. ...and don't forget the third pick: Eddie Huang's Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir, a Discover selection.