You are here

Holiday Hours

Thursday, November 22: closed

Monday, December 24: 9am-4pm
Tuesday, December 25: closed

Monday, December 31: 9am-4pm

This Side of Paradise (Paperback)

This Side of Paradise Cover Image
$15.99
Not in Our Store - Available to Order

Description


Wealthy and attractive Princeton student Amory Blaine dabbles in literature and romance, and becomes disillusioned by the greed and social climbing of post-World War I American youth. Show Excerpt y yes sure." He looked at her again, and then dropped his eyes. He had lashes. "I'm awful," he said sadly. "I'm diff'runt. I don't know why I make faux pas. 'Cause I don't care, I s'pose." Then, recklessly: "I been smoking too much. I've got t'bacca heart." Myra pictured an all-night tobacco debauch, with Amory pale and reeling from the effect of nicotined lungs. She gave a little gasp. "Oh, Amory, don't smoke. You'll stunt your growth " "I don't care," he persisted gloomily. "I gotta. I got the habit. I've done a lot of things that if my fambly knew"he hesitated, giving her imagination time to picture dark horrors"I went to the burlesque show last week." Myra was quite overcome. He turned the green eyes on her again. "You're the only girl in town I like much," he exclaimed in a rush of sentiment. "You're simpatico." Myra was not sure that she was, but it sounded stylish though vaguely improper. Thick dusk had descended outside, and as the limousine made.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781539048091
ISBN-10: 1539048098
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: September 25th, 2016
Pages: 272
Language: English