The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales by F. Scott Fitzgerald audiobook

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales

By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Read by Grover Gardner

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3.75 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781400179770

F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the greatest American writers, is best known for The Great Gatsby, considered by many to be the most important novel of the twentieth century. But Fitzgerald also made his living as a short story writer, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales collects four of his best. The title story is a fantasy tale about a man who is in his seventies at birth and progressively ages backwards. The other stories included in this collection are "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," "Tarquin of Cheapside," and "O Russet Witch!"

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Summary

Summary

F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the greatest American writers, is best known for The Great Gatsby, considered by many to be the most important novel of the twentieth century. But Fitzgerald also made his living as a short story writer, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Tales collects four of his best.

The title story is a fantasy tale about a man who is in his seventies at birth and progressively ages backwards. The other stories included in this collection are "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," "Tarquin of Cheapside," and "O Russet Witch!"

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Benjamin Button is all of a visionary piece, and it's a soul-filling vision. The Wall Street Journal
“A slender piece of whimsy, a charming fantasy.” New York Times
“Benjamin Button is all of a visionary piece, and it’s a soul-filling vision.” Wall Street Journal
“A beautifully modulated reading of Fitzgerald’s 1921 short story collection.” Library Journal (starred review)
“[These] four stories amuse as well as amaze the listener.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author Bio: F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton, where he was a leader in theatrical and literary activities. He began writing his first novel, This Side of Paradise, while serving in the army. Its publication in 1920 established him as the spokesman for the Jazz Age. His major novels include The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 3.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English