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Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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ISBN-10: 1534724109

ISBN-13: 9781534724105

Edition: N/A

Authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Made famous by the film starring Brad Pitt, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button is a short story. Benjamin Button is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man. As time goes on, his parents gradually realise that he is ageing backwards."As long ago as 1860 it was the proper thing to be born at home. At present, so I am told, the high gods of medicine have decreed that the first cries of the young shall be uttered upon the anaesthetic air of a hospital, preferably a fashionable one. So young Mr. and Mrs. Roger Button were fifty years ahead of style when they decided, one day in the summer of 1860, that their first baby should be born in a hospital. Whether this anachronism had…    
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Book details

List price: $4.10
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/29/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 28
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.198
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…