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The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Overview

Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything. But one thing will always be out of his reach. Everybody who is anybody is seen at his glittering parties. Day and night his Long Island mansion buzzes with bright young things drinking, dancing, and debating his mysterious character. For Gatsby---young, handsome, and fabulously rich---always seems alone in the crowd, watching and Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything. But one thing will always be out of his reach. Everybody who is anybody is seen at his glittering parties. Day and night his Long Island mansion buzzes with bright young things drinking, dancing, and debating his mysterious character. For Gatsby---young, handsome, and fabulously rich---always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret: a silent longing that can never be fulfilled. And soon this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel. This unabridged audiobook is a recording of the original 1924 Book Club edition.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

About The Great Gatsby Description

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer of novels and short stories, whose works have been seen as evocative of the Jazz Age, a term he himself allegedly coined. He is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century writers. Fitzgerald was of the self-styled "Lost Generation," Americans born in the 1890s who came of age during World War I. He finished four novels, left a fifth unfini

Data Book The Great Gatsby

Original Title The Great Gatsby ISBN 0743273567 (ISBN13: 9780743273565 ) Edition Language English Characters Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, Jordan Baker...more , Myrtle Wilson, Meyer Wolfsheim, George Wilson...less setting New York City, New York (United States) New York state (United States) Long Island, New York, 1925 (United States) Literary Awards Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album (2003) (201)