Careless People

Careless People : Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby

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Ebook edition includes full text of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Since its publication in 1925, The Great Gatsby has become one of the world's best-loved books. Careless People tells the true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, exploring in newly rich detail its relation to the extravagant, scandalous, and chaotic world in which the author lived. With wit and insight, Sarah Churchwell traces the genesis of a masterpiece, mapping where fiction comes from, and how it takes shape in the mind of a genius. Careless People tells the extraordinary tale of how F. Scott Fitzgerald created a classic and in the process discovered modern America.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • Section: 8, b/w photos
  • 0748129294
  • 9780748129294

About Sarah Churchwell

Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities at the University of East Anglia. She reviews widely.
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