A short book but a great one for all Fitzgerald affectionados.
Don't miss Fitzgeral - it doesn't really matter which of his books you start with, you will find yourself moving through the collection.
The Roaring Jazz Age is a good description for the glittering, frenzied mania that was life in America closely following WWI.
I own a print copy of "The Crack-Up." It includes F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Notebooks." This Kindle edition does not. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Carol S. Child
The book was published by one of the best friends of the author and contains mainly a controversial series of autobiographical essays produced when the writer was feeling that the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Alberto Mendez
So deep inside of a great genius, fresh and yet deep..a tragic hero but a charmer as well! A work who must be understood in the context of all his books!Published 18 months ago by ft
1993 New Directions Edition:
The individual lives within culture and culture lives within the individual. In "The Crack-up" F. Read more
There are (as it seems to be) actually 2 books of the same title. One contains a few stories by The Man himself, the other one, also Crack Up (that was the one I was after) was... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Tionesta
What can I say? I got this as a person curious about Fitzgerald's life and am now more than happy I got it. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Pauline Christian
Absolutely wonderful collection of writings. My only critique is that the books edges were a little tattered, that's why it's getting four and not five stars. Read morePublished 22 months ago by DeSoto
Not a big fan of his writing as much as I try, and these disjointed anecdotes are a tough slog. He comes across as a very priveledged man who had the the time and money to comment... Read morePublished 24 months ago by greg mcguire
I have recently become enraptured by not only New York of the 20's but also of the literary works of the lost generation. Read morePublished on July 10, 2012 by C.L. Mershon