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F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

Geoff Dyer introduces F Scott Fitzgerald’s vivid depiction of life amid the glitter of Jazz Age New York.

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F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Beautiful and Damned transforms the now-familiar stories about his and Zelda’s marriage – the scandalous public behaviour, the nights of drunken revelry and days darkened by the ever-present shadow of insurmountable debt – into a captivating work of fiction.

Geoff Dyer introduces this classic American novel, depicting life amid the glitter of Jazz Age New York.

Published: UK, Penguin, 2004

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From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded, but elegant, witty, and always inquisitive—about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves.

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Forewords & Afterwords

Geoff Dyer introduces this survey of Jacob Holdt’s photographs of America in the 1970s.

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As Editor

When William Gedney died in 1989 at the age of 56 he was little known except to a few colleagues and curators. This book, co-edited by Geoff Dyer, reveals Gedney’s remarkable photographs as well as writings by him.

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