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The great Gatsby

Author: F Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew Joseph Bruccoli
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. Bathtub gin, flappers and house parties that last all week enliven Fitzgerald's classic tale, a startling portrait of Gatsby's search for meaning in his opulent world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Great Gatsby.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)555322425
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew Joseph Bruccoli
ISBN: 0521402301 9780521402309 0684801523 9780684801520
OCLC Number: 22731556
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: lv, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The composition and revision of The Great Gatsby --
Reception and reputation --
The manuscript --
The unrevised galleys --
The revised galleys --
Editorial principles and procedures --
The Great Gatsby : Substantive emendations and textual notes --
Emendations of accidentals in the base-text --
Late Fitzgerald corrections and revisions --
Revisions and textual annotations in Fitzgerald's copy.
Responsibility: F. Scott Fitzgerald ; edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli ; textual consultant, Fredson Bowers.
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