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This Side of Paradise (Standard Classics)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date August 28, 2014
Pages 268
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781500982317
ISBN-10 1500982318
Dimensions 0.61 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $8.45
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: His is the voice of a generation. During his own time, however, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, author of THE GREAT GATSBY and other now-revered works, was known primarily through the voice of Amory Blaine. Narrator and protagonist of Fitzgerald’s semi-autobiographical THIS SIDE OF PARADISE, Amory Blaine is the privileged son of a fading era. Handsome and intellectually ambitious—he struggles to find meaning and value during a period when those qualities are increasingly difficult to define. After the first horrific world war, Gertrude Stein labeled Fitzgerald’s contemporaries “the Lost Generation.” The post-war young found themselves unable and unwilling to revive the goals and mores of their parents. F. Scott Fitzgerald spoke for that generation as a young author and established his claim as one of the leading—if not THE leading—American writer of the first half of the twentieth century.

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