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The Gatsby affair : Scott, Zelda, and the betrayal that shaped an American classic

Author: Kendall Taylor
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores Zelda Fitzgerald's affair with French aviator Edouard Jozan, the man on whom F. Scott Fitzgerald based his famous character Jay Gatsby.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Kendall, 1941-
Gatsby affair.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2018008820
Named Person: F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; Zelda Fitzgerald; Zelda Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; Zelda Fitzgerald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kendall Taylor
ISBN: 9781538104934 1538104938
OCLC Number: 1015812556
Description: xxxix, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Recklessness in the making --
Seeds of discontent --
The French lieutenant --
A mistress not a wife --
Truly a sad story --
Retribution and remorse --
Locked away --
No hope salvaged --
An ailment no one could cure --
All in disarray --
A mind washed clean --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Kendall Taylor.

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The Gatsby Affair explores Zelda Fitzgerald's affair with the French aviator, Edouard Jozan, who served as the prototype for F. Scott Fitzgerald's most famous creation, Jay Gatsby. This book draws on  Read more...

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Taylor's work leaves readers with a colorful portrait of a stormy chapter in the Fitzgeralds' life and its far-reaching consequences. * Publishers Weekly * Meticulously researched, the author's Read more...

 
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