The great Gatsby
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Published:
New York : C. Scribner's Sons, [1925].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
159 pages ; 22 cm
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The narrative of Gatsby's quixotic passion for Daisy Buchanan. The pair meet five years before the novel begins, when Daisy is a legendary young Louisville beauty and Gatsby an impoverished officer. They fall in love, but while Gatsby serves overseas, Daisy marries the brutal, bullying, but extremely rich Tom Buchanan. After the war, Gatsby devotes himself blindly to the pursuit of wealth by whatever means--and to the pursuit of Daisy, which amounts to the same thing. "Her voice is full of money," Gatsby says admiringly, in one of the novel's more famous descriptions. His millions made, Gatsby buys a mansion across Long Island Sound from Daisy's patrician East Egg address, throws lavish parties, and waits for her to appear. When she does, events unfold with all the tragic inevitability of a Greek drama, with detached, cynical neighbor Nick Carraway acting as chorus throughout.
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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.3, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
1010
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fitzgerald, F. S. 1. (1925). The great Gatsby. New York: C. Scribner's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940. 1925. The Great Gatsby. New York: C. Scribner's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940, The Great Gatsby. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1925.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940. The Great Gatsby. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1925. Print.

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