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The Great Gatsby

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Author · Alexander Scourby Narrator


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The mysterious Jay Gatsby embodies the American notion that it is possible to redefine oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated with the display of enormous wealth in which Gatsby revels, finds himself swept up in the lavish lifestyle of Long Island society during the Jazz Age. Considered Fitzgerald's best work, The Great Gatsby is a mystical, timeless story of integrity and cruelty, vision and despair. Now available unabridged on CD, Alexander Scourby delivers Fitzgerald's story in “one of the finest readings ever recorded” (The New York Times).

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BBC Audiobooks America
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F. Scott Fitzgerald (Author)

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896, attended Princeton University, and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise, in 1920. Fitzgerald was hailed early on as a major new voice in American fiction; his ot...

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