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This Side of Paradise

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ISBN-10: 0486289990

ISBN-13: 9780486289991

Edition: 1996 (Reprint)

Authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Description:

Definitive novel of the "Lost Generation" focuses on the coming of age of Amory Blaine, a handsome, wealthy Princeton student. He exemplifies the young men and women of the 20s who grew up to find "all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken." Fitzgerald's first novel and an immediate, spectacular success. New introductory Note.
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Book details

List price: $6.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

F(rancis) Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. He was educated at Princeton University and served in the U.S. Army from 1917 to 1919, attaining the rank of second lieutenant. In 1920 Fitzgerald married Zelda Sayre, a young woman of the upper class, and they had a daughter, Frances. Fitzgerald is perhaps best known for his short stories and novels, but his many contributions to American literature also include plays, poetry, music, and letters. He is now highly regarded as an American writer. Ernest Hemingway, who was greatly influenced by Fitzgerald's short stories, wrote that Fitzgerald's talent was "as fine as the dust on a butterfly's wing." Yet during…