F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

by Ruth Prigozy


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F. Scott Fitzgerald by Ruth Prigozy

Scott Fitzgerald's life reads like one of his own stories: a young man of great promise marries into wealth, but beneath the golden surface lie alcoholism, debt, insecurity, and in Fitzgerald's particular case, the mental instability of his beautiful, unconventional wife, Zelda. Many of the photos in this volume have never before been published, including a photo of the location where Fitzgerald and Zelda became engaged, along with rare first edition book jackets, paintings by Zelda, and photos of friends and colleagues. Fitzgerald scholar Ruth Prigozy provides fresh insight into the life of the novelist who, in both his work and life, captured the rise and fall of the Jazz Age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585675197
Publisher: Overlook
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: Overlook Illustrated Lives Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ruth Prigozy is Professor of English at Hofstra University. She is the editor of the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald and one of the three founders of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society. She was featured in Omnibus's The Great Gatsby program on BBC television in 2001.

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