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Fool for Love is Scott Donaldson’s masterful biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald—written from a fresh and highly intimate perspective. Fool for Love follows Fitzgerald from his birthplace in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Princeton and upward into the highest reaches of literary and public success—and ultimately to Fitzgerald’s untimely death in Hollywood at the age of forty-four, broke and nearly forgotten. This engrossing, definitive study explores two classic Fitzgerald themes throughout—love and class—and the result is a striking portrayal of one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, whose legacy and influence only continue to grow.

About the Author

Scott Donaldson is one of the nation’s leading literary biographers. Among his many books are By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway; Archibald MacLeish: An American Life, winner of the Ambassador Book Award for Biography; and Hemingway vs. Fitzgerald: The Rise and Fall of a Literary Friendship.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

1. A Man with No People

2. Princeton ‘17

3. “I Love You, Miss X”

4. Darling Heart

5. Genius and Glass

6. The Glittering Things

7. War Between the Sexes

8. Running Amuck

9. Cracking Up

10. Demon Drink

11. The Worst Thing

12. “a writer only”

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816678204
Author:
Donaldson, Scott
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Author:
Donaldson, Scott E.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.5 in

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