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The Gatsby affair : Scott, Zelda, and the betrayal that shaped an American classic /

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Kershaw - Camden Library 813.52 TAY (Text) 33255003596468 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1538104938
  • ISBN: 9781538104934
  • Physical Description: xxxix, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Recklessness in the making -- Seeds of discontent -- The French lieutenant -- A mistress not a wife -- Truly a sad story -- Retribution and remorse -- Locked away -- No hope salvaged -- An ailment no one could cure -- All in disarray -- A mind washed clean -- Chronology.
Summary, etc.: Explores Zelda Fitzgerald's affair with French aviator Edouard Jozan, the man on whom F. Scott Fitzgerald based his famous character Jay Gatsby.
Subject: Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott) -- 1896-1940 -- Marriage
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott) -- 1896-1940 -- Characters -- Jay Gatsby
Fitzgerald, Zelda -- 1900-1948 -- Marriage
Fitzgerald, Zelda -- 1900-1948 -- Relations with men
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott) -- 1896-1940
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Authors' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Married people -- United States -- Biography
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 20th Century
LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes
Genre: Biographies.

Kendall Taylor, Ph.D., is a cultural historian who has taught at George Washington University, The American University, and State University of New York. She also served as Head of the National Exhibitions Program at the Library of Congress, Academic Director of The American University’s Washington Semester Program in Art and Architecture, and Vice President for Planning, Research, and Institutional Advancement at Friends World College in Huntington, Long Island. A Fulbright scholar and winner of numerous awards, Taylor is the author of the critically acclaimed biography of the Fitzgeralds, Sometimes Madness Is Wisdom, which was published in 2001. She lives in New York and Florida.

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