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The Great Gatsby (2007, original release: 1925)

Published: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2007
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781433241451,
Language:  English

Title from: Title details screen

Number of tracks: 5

Duration: 04:53:29

Transfer to Apple device: Yes

OverDrive subjects: Classic Literature, Fiction

Reader: Anthony Heald

Jay Gatsby is still in love with Daisy, whom he met during the war when he was penniless. Having made himself wealthy through illegal means, he now lives in a mansion across the bay from the home of Daisy Buchanan, who has since married for money. Holding on to his illusion of Daisy as perfect, he seeks to impress her with his wealth, and uses his new neighbor, Nick Carraway, (our narrator), to reach her.Daisy's wealthy but boring husband is cheating on her. When his mistress is killed in an accident caused by Daisy, Gatsby covers for her and takes the blame. The result is a murder and an ending which reveals the failure of money to buy love or happiness.Fitzgerald's elegantly simple work captures the spirit of the Jazz Age and embodies America's obsessions with wealth, power, and the promise of new beginnings

In English

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Additional Credits:
Heald, Anthony

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