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This Side of Paradise (Paperback)
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Amory Blaine is an young man from the Midwest who feels he's destined for greatness. He attends Princeton University, and on a trip back to Minneapolis, he encounters Isabelle Borge, a young woman he'd met years before. When their relationship doesn't work out, he returns to Princeton, but is soon shipped overseas to fight in World War I (the Great War). After the war, he meets and falls in love with Rosalind Connage, but she wants to marry a rich man. Amory has no money, so how can he win his lovely debutante? Or can he win her at all? Can love survive the greed and the social climbing or will it be crushed and left to die on this side of paradise?
About the Author
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was an accomplished writer who wrote novels primarily to impress the love of his life, Zelda, and to prove that he could support her. He married her shortly after his first novel, This Side of Paradise, was published. He's best known for writing The Great Gatsby, which has been a massive bestseller since its first publication, and has been adapted for the movies numerous times.