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Knight of Cups Summary


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Writer Rick goes on an odyssey through the playgrounds of Los Angeles and Las Vegas as he undertakes a search for love and self. Even as he moves through a desire-laden landscape of mansions, resorts, beaches and clubs, Rick grapples over complicated relationships with his brother and father. His quest to break the spell of his disenchantment takes him on a series of adventures with six alluring women: rebellious Della; his physician ex-wife, Nancy; a serene model Helen; a woman he wronged in the past Elizabeth; a spirited, playful stripper Karen; and an innocent Isabel, who helps him see a way forward. Rick moves in a daze through a strange and overwhelming dreamscape-- but can he wake up to the beauty, humanity and rhythms of life around him?  The deeper he searches, the more the journey becomes his destination.