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Scott Fitzgerald : a biography

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Scott Fitzgerald, a romantic and tragic figure who embodied the decades between the two world wars, was a writer who took his material almost entirely from his life: "My characters are all Scott Fitzgerald. Even the female characters are Scott Fitzgerald." In this much-needed new biography, Jeffrey Meyers offers a perceptive interpretation of both the life and the work of one of America's finest novelists. Despite  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meyers, Jeffrey.
Scott Fitzgerald.
New York : HarperCollins, ©1994
(OCoLC)623819507
Named Person: F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
ISBN: 0060190361 9780060190361 0815410360 9780815410362
OCLC Number: 28962320
Description: xiv, 400 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: St. Paul and the Newman School, 1896-1913 --
Princeton, 1913-1917 --
The army and Zelda, 1917-1919 --
This side of paradise and marriage, 1920-1922 --
The beautiful and the damned and Great Neck, 1822-1924 --
Europe and The great Gatsby, 1924-1925 --
Paris and Hemingway, 1925-1926 --
Ellerslie and France, 1927-1930 --
Madness, 1930-1932 --
La Paix and Tender is the night, 1932-1934 --
Asheville and "The crack-up", 1935-1937 --
The garden of Allah and Sheilah Graham, 1937-1938 --
Hollywood hack and The last tycoon, 1939-1940.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Meyers.

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In addition to exploring Fitzgerald's professional and personal relationships with literary figures like Ernest Hemingway and Edmund Wilson, Myers also looks into Fitzgeralds private affairs,  Read more...

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Marvelous clear-sighted, humane and appreciative.--Paul Theroux, Novelist

 
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