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Z:A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

Therese Anne Fowler

When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is 17 years old and he is an army lieutenant stationed in Alabama. After Fitzgerald sells his first novel, This Side of Paradise, the two marry in New York City. As Fitzgerald's star rises, the glamorous couple befriends other Jazz Age greats, including Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and Gertrude Stein. But alcoholism, infidelity and mental illness will soon take a devastating toll on their relationship. A fascinating look at one of literature's most well-known marriages by the author of Exposure (2011).