Fitzgerald, F. Scott

The Great Gatsby -- F. Scott Fitzgerald, Paperback

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The only authorized edition of the twentieth-century classic, featuring F. Scott Fitzgerald's final revisions, a foreword by his granddaughter, and a new introduction by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read.

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. First published in 1925, this quintessential novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers.

The story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted "gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession," it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Published: 10/01/2004
Pages: 180
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.25w x 0.56d
ISBN: 9780743273565
Age Range: 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 7.3
Point Value: 8
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 708 / Great Gatsby


Review Citation(s):
Chronicle of Higher Education 04/17/2009 pg. 12
People Weekly 02/15/2010 pg. 58
People Weekly 11/15/2010 pg. 51
People Weekly 03/04/2013 pg. 54
People Weekly 05/27/2013 pg. 55
People Weekly 06/10/2013 pg. 60
People Weekly 12/30/2013 pg. 58
New Yorker (The) 09/22/2014 pg. 101

About the Author
F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896. He attended Princeton University, joined the United States Army during World War I, and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise, in 1920. That same year he married Zelda Sayre and for the next decade the couple lived in New York, Paris, and on the Riviera. Fitzgerald's masterpieces include The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night. He died at the age of forty-four while working on The Last Tycoon. Fitzgerald's fiction has secured his reputation as one of the most important American writers of the twentieth century.

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