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Scott Fitzgerald : a biography
Scott Fitzgerald : a biography
by:Meyers, Jeffrey.
Scott Fitzgerald, a romantic and tragic figure who embodied the decades between the two world wars, was a writer who took his material almost entirely from his life: "My characters are all Scott Fitzgerald. Even the female characters are Scott Fitzgerald." In this much-needed new biography, Jeffrey Meyers offers a perceptive interpretation of both the life and the work of one of America's finest novelists. Despite his early success with The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald's life became a battle against failure and disappointment. Struggling for artistic integrity, he compromised his talent to support his extravagant way of life. His friend and lifelong hero, Ernest Hemingway, was a harsh critic of both his behavior and his novels, but Fitzgerald accepted this with remarkable humility. Meyers portrays the volatile connection between theses two writers with insight and poignancy, as he does Fitzgerald's marriage to the schizophrenic Zelda. Insecure emotionally as well as artistically, Fitzgerald was paradoxically both blighted and enhanced as man and writer through this tortured union: out of it blossomed his classic novel Tender is the Night. This book, by the acclaimed biographer of Hemingway, is the first to analyze frankly the meaning as well as the events of Fitzgerald's life and to illuminte the recurrent patterns that reveal his inner self. Meyers emphasizes Fitzgerald's alcoholism, Zelda's illnesses and her doctors, Fitzgerald's love affairs both before and after her breakdown, and his wide-ranging friendships, from the polo star Tommy Hitchcock to the Hollywood executive Irving Thalberg. His writer friends included Ring Lardner, John Dos Passos, James Joyce, Edith Wharton and Dorothy Parker. Meyers also discusses Fitzgerald's fascinating relationship with his daughter, Scottie. Exercising a fine critical balance, he details Fitzgerald's weaknesses but ultimately reveals a man capable of fierce loyalty and great moral courage.
New York :HarperCollins, ©1994.
Book
ISBN: 0815410360, 9780060190361, 9780815410362, 0060190361
OCLC: 28962320

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Light falling on bamboo
Light falling on bamboo
by Scott, Lawrence.
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ISBN: 1906994390, 9781906994396, 9781906994952, 1906994951
Patty's journey : from orphanage to adoption and reunion
Patty's journey : from orphanage to adoption and reunion
by Norling, Donna Scott.
Minneapolis :University of Minnesota Press, ©1996.
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ISBN: 9780816628667, 0816628661
The grand prairie years : a biography of W.C. Perry
The grand prairie years : a biography of W.C. Perry
by Arnold, Ron.
New York :Dodd, Mead, ©1986.
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ISBN: 9780396089513, 0396089518
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The first American novel
by Williams, William,
Cowbridge :Glyndŵr Publishing, 2007.
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ISBN: 9781903529201, 1903529204
A collection of friends
A collection of friends
by Sheehan, Thomas F.,
Clifton, VA :Pocol Press, ©2004.
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ISBN: 9781929763177, 1929763174
Hometown folks : a Finnish-American saga
Hometown folks : a Finnish-American saga
by Carlson, Gerald F.,
St. Cloud, Minn :North Star Press of St. Cloud, ©1997.
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ISBN: 0878391150, 9780878391158
Portrait of an American
Portrait of an American
by Coffin, Robert P. Tristram
New York :Macmillan, 1935.
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Raymond Chandler : a biography
Raymond Chandler : a biography
by Hiney, Tom,
[Vancouver] :Library Services Branch, Province of British Columbia, [1998]
Audiobook on Cassette
Gotch : an American hero
Gotch : an American hero
by Chapman, Mike,
Newton, IA :Culture House Books, ©1999.
Book
ISBN: 9780967608006, 0967608007
Susan Glaspell : a critical biography
Susan Glaspell : a critical biography
by Ozieblo, Bárbara.
Chapel Hill :University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
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Fear and loathing in Las Vegas : a savage journey to the heart of the American dream
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas : a savage journey to the heart of the American dream
by Thompson, Hunter S.
London :Harper Perennial, 2005.
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ISBN: 0007204493, 9780007204496
Jack's book : an oral biography of Jack Kerouac
Jack's book : an oral biography of Jack Kerouac
by Gifford, Barry.
Grand Haven, MI :Playway : ℗2012.
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ISBN: 1445849631, 9781445849638
American princess : a novel of first daughter Alice Roosevelt
American princess : a novel of first daughter Alice Roosevelt
by Thornton, Stephanie,
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ISBN: 9780451490902, 0451490908
Prairie fires the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Prairie fires the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
by Fraser, Caroline,
ISBN: 9781432851132, 1432851136
Black boy : (American hunger) : a record of childhood and youth
Black boy : (American hunger) : a record of childhood and youth
by Wright, Richard
New York ( N.Y.) :Olive Editions/HarperPerennial, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
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ISBN: 0062421050, 9780062421050 (br)
Perfect lies : a century of great golf stories
Perfect lies : a century of great golf stories
by Hallberg, William.
London :Partridge, 1990.
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ISBN: 9781852251031, 1852251034
Tight Spaces.
Tight Spaces.
by Scott, Kesho.
ISBN: 1587293129, 9781587293122
Roots
Roots
by Haley, Alex.
South Yarra, Vic. :Braille and Talking Book Library, 1977-1978.
Braille book