On Booze

June 28, 2011|
On Booze by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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“First you take a drink,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once noted, “then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” Fitzgerald wrote alcohol into almost every one of his stories. On Booze gathers debutantes and dandies, rowdy jazz musicians, lost children and ragtime riff-raff into a newly compiled collection taken from The Crack-Up, and other works never before published by New Directions. On Booze portrays “The Jazz Age” as Fitzgerald experienced it: roaring, rambunctious, and lush — with quite a hangover.
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896,F. Scott Fitzgerald attended Princeton University, joined the army during World War I, and in 1920 married Zelda Sayre and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise . His books include The Beautiful and Damned and Tender Is the Night . He died at the age of forty-four while working on The La...
Title:On Booze
Product dimensions:96 pages, 7.1 X 4.5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 7.1 X 4.5 X 0.4 in
Published:June 28, 2011
Publisher:New Directions Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780811219266

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