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Winter Dreams By F Scott Fitzgerald

  • Jim Powell can?t help but be defined as a ?jelly-bean??a man who spends his life in a state of idleness. Not particularly sociable and ill at ease around women, Jim decides to dedicate his life to his work. Yet, after returning from service in the First World War, Jim meets an old classmate by chance, and through him, may evolve into something

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Amory Blaine is an accomplished, attractive Princeton student who aspires to greatness. Called to serve during the First World War, Amory returns after the war and settles in New York where he falls in love with Rosalind Connage, a beautiful debutante with aspirations of her own. At turns wildly optimistic and bitterly cynical, This Side of Paradise...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • When Perry Parkhurst decides that his long-time engagement to Betty Medill has gone on long enough, he presents her with a marriage license and an ultimatum: get married immediately or end the relationship all-together. But things don?t go quite as well as Perry expected, and the two end up parting ways for good. Perry decides to drown his sorrows...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • As the May Day Riots of 1919 are breaking out, a group of Yale alumni gather for a jazz dance, revealing the disparate backgrounds, existence, and expectations of the American upper and lower classes. The interrelated events of F. Scott Fitzgerald?s story capture both the hysteria and privileged existence of the young and the wealthy in the early...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Beautiful and rebellious, young aristocrat Ardita Farnam finds herself at the mercy of pirates when her uncle?s yacht is taken over by musicians-turned-armed robbers, Curtis Carlyle and his Six Black Buddies. Fleeing south with Curtis and his band, Ardita, egotist though she is, finds she is more interested in the pirate leader than in her own precarious...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • ?Head and Shoulders? is the story of what happens when Yale philosopher Horace Tarbox?the ?head??answers the door to Vaudeville star Marcia?the ?shoulders.? Marcia?s performance is but the first step in an astonishing role reversal that will prove, ??when you [open] the door at the rap of life, you let in many things.? ?Head and Shoulders? was collected...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • This collection, originally assembled by the author in 1922, features some of F. Scott Fitzgerald?s most impressive and recognized pieces of short fiction. Divided into three parts, the tales are a diverse assortment, including the whimsical ?The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,? the visceral ?May Day,? and the adventurous ?The Diamond as Big as the...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Flappers and Philosophers is Fitzgerald's first short story collection, published in 1920, immediately following his smash debut novel, This Side of Paradise. The collection contains 8 stories: "The Offshore Pirate," "The Ice Palace," "Head and Shoulders," "The Cut-Glass Bowl," "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," "Benediction," "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong," and "The...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • Fitzgerald's first novel was an instant success and established his literary reputation. In it he weaves elements of his years at Princeton, his military career, and the courtship of his wife Zelda (Rosalind) into a hilarious take on young adulthood. This Side of Paradise is always found on lists of the world's best books. Sayre Street Books offers...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • While Fitzgerald is best known for his novels, he spent a great deal of his professional life writing short stories -- a key source of income. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which was first published in Collier's in 1921, is one of his most clever. Benjamin Button is born an old man and mysteriously begins aging backward. The story was adapted...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015