"A most interesting and fascinating book." -- Library Journal
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"The title says it all, yet for lovers of The Great Gatsby, this is the ultimate book." -- Los Angeles Times
About the Author
MATTHEW J. BRUCCOLI, the Emily Brown Jefferies Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the leading authority on the House of Scribner and its authors. He is the author of Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the editorial director of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. He lives in Columbia.
SCOTTIE FITZGERALD SMITH (19211986) was the only child of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. She worked on the staffs of Time and the New Yorker and wrote for the New York Times and the Washington Post. Smith considered The Romantic Egoists her ultimate tribute to her parents.
The late JOAN P. KERR (19211996), a founding editor of American Heritage magazine, was a specialist in American art and photography.