Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories

Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Six of the Roaring Twenties chronicler's most scintillating short stories, chosen from Flappers and Philosophers (1920) and Tales of the Jazz Age (1922). This inexpensive volume comprises 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz,' 'The Ice Palace,' 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair,' 'May Day,' 'The Jelly-Bean,' and 'The Offshore Pirate.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853262128
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2001

About the Author

Author of the widely lauded novel The Great Gatsby, as well as This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and the Damned, and Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald is best known for chronicling the excesses and tribulations of the Jazz Age. One of the leading authors of the post-World War I "Lost Generation," Fitzgerald often invokes themes of youth, beauty, and despair in his books and short stories. He was also known for his hard-partying lifestyle, as well as his marriage to the beautiful yet troubled Zelda Fitzgerald.

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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