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Babylon Revisited and Other Stories

Fitzgerald, F. Scott, 1896-1940 (Book - 1996 )
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Providing a dramatic portrait of American manners and mores during the 1920s and 1930s, a collection of ten stories probes the false security of wealth, the emotional sterility fostered by technology, and the fragile nature of human existence. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Simon and Schuster
Written between 1920 and 1937, when F. Scott Fitzgerald was at the height of his creative powers, these ten lyric tales represent some of the author's finest fiction. In them, Fitzgerald creates vivid, timeless characters -- a dissatisfied southern belle seeking adventure in the north; the tragic hero of the title story who lost more than money in the stock market; giddy and dissipated young men and women of the interwar period. From the lazy town of Tarleton, Georgia, to the glittering cosmopolitan centers of New York and Paris, Fitzgerald brings the society of the "Lost Generation" to life in these masterfully crafted gems, showcasing the many gifts of one of our most popular writers.

Authors: Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
Statement of Responsibility: F. Scott Fitzgerald ; with a new afterword by Matthew J. Bruccoli
Title: Babylon revisited and other stories
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1996, c1960
Characteristics: vii, 260 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: Copyright renewed 1965
Contents: The ice palace
May Day
The diamond as big as the Ritz
Winter dreams
Absolution
The rich boy
The freshest boy
Babylon revisited
Crazy Sunday
The long way out
LCCN: 96004331
ISBN: 0684824485
Branch Call Number: FIC F
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