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The great Gatsby

Author: F Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew J Bruccoli
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, [1996]
Series: Scribner classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: The mysterious Jay Gatsby embodies the American notion that it is possible to redefine oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated with the display of enormous wealth in which Gatsby revels, finds himself swept up in the lavish lifestyle of Long Island society during the Jazz Age. Considered Fitzgerald's best work, The Great Gatsby is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew J Bruccoli
ISBN: 0684830426 9780684830421
OCLC Number: 34471283
Description: 172 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Scribner classics.
Responsibility: F. Scott Fitzgerald ; preface by Matthew J. Bruccoli.
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Overview: The mysterious Jay Gatsby embodies the American notion that it is possible to redefine oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated with the display of enormous wealth in which Gatsby revels, finds himself swept up in the lavish lifestyle of Long Island society during the Jazz Age. Considered Fitzgerald's best work, The Great Gatsby is a mystical, timeless story of integrity and cruelty, vision and despair. The timeless story of Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan is widely acknowledged to be the closest thing to the Great American Novel ever written.

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