|By (author):||Fitzgerald, F. Scott|
|Subject:||FICTION / Classics|
|FICTION / General|
|FICTION / Literary|
|Size:||7.50in x 5.12in x 0.80in|
|From The Publisher*||F. Scott Fitzgerald's beloved classic, now available in a stunningly designed collector's edition.|
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career and is a true classic of twentieth-century literature. The story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.
First published in 1925, this quintessential novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers and now, lifelong Gatsby fans and new readers alike will be enchanted by this special edition, expanding the audience for this great American novel.
|Biographical Note||F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896. He attended Princeton University, joined the United States Army during World War I, and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise, in 1920. That same year he married Zelda Sayre and for the next decade the couple lived in New York, Paris, and on the Riviera. Fitzgerald's masterpieces include The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night. He died at the age of forty-four while working on The Last Tycoon. Fitzgerald's fiction has secured his reputation as one of the most important American writers of the twentieth century.|