The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Short Story

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Short Story

by F. Scott Fitzgerald
     
 

When Benjamin Button was born he had the appearance of seventy-year-old man, and he was already able to speak.

Stunned, his parents nevertheless try to raise him as they would any normal baby. By the time Benjamin is twelve, his parents realize their son is aging backwards, getting younger every day.

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Overview

When Benjamin Button was born he had the appearance of seventy-year-old man, and he was already able to speak.

Stunned, his parents nevertheless try to raise him as they would any normal baby. By the time Benjamin is twelve, his parents realize their son is aging backwards, getting younger every day.

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” was adapted for film in 2008, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443423212
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
25
Sales rank:
905,921
File size:
199 KB

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Meet the Author

American author F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (1896-1940) completed four novels--This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, Tender is the Night and The Great Gatsby--and wrote numerous short stories, including "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." He is widely considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 24, 1896
Date of Death:
December 21, 1940
Place of Birth:
St. Paul, Minnesota
Education:
Princeton University

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