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"First you take a drink," F. Scott Fitzgerald once noted, "then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you." Fitzgerald wrote alcohol into almost every one of his stories. gathers debutantes and dandies, rowdy jazz musicians, lost children and ragtime riff-raff into a newly compiled collection taken from , and other works never before published by New Directions. portrays "The Jazz Age" as Fitzgerald experienced it: roaring, rambunctious, and lush — with quite a hangover.

Synopsis:

A collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald's best drinking stories makes this the most intoxicating New Directions Pearl yet!

About the Author

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1941) was one of the literary titans of the 20th century. A member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s, Fitzgerald's writings best captured what he termed "The Jazz Age," a period of declining traditional American values, prohibition and speakeasies, and great leaps in modernist trends.

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ISBN:
9780811219266
Author:
Fitzgerald, F Scott
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series:
New Directions Pearls
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in

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