This Side of Paradise

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A.A. Knopf, 1996 - Fiction - 264 pages
This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald's romantic and witty first novel, was written when the author was only twenty-three years old. This semiautobiographical story of the handsome, indulged, and idealistic Princeton student Amory Blaine received critical raves and catapulted Fitzgerald to instant fame. Now readers can enjoy the newly edited, authorized version of this early classic of the Jazz Age, based on Fitzgerald's original manuscript. In this definitive text, This Side of Paradise captures the rhythms and romance of Fitzgerald's youth and offers a poignant portrait of the "Lost Generation."
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
5
Section 3
11
Section 4
88
Section 5
116
Section 6
149
Section 7
153
Section 8
155
Section 9
183
Section 10
217
Section 11
236
Section 12
265
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About the author (1996)

Susan Orlean is the author of The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup, The Orchid Thief, and Saturday Night. She has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She lives in New York City.


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