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West of Sunset

by Stewart O'Nan

Hardcover, 289 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 |


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Reimagines F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood as he struggles to make a new start as a screenwriter, falls in love again and works on a new novel.

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This portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald was done in 1925, back when things were going well for the young writer. "Everything was golden for him early on," says writer Stewart O'Nan, "and then things started going against him ... it's a spiral." Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'West Of Sunset' Imagines F. Scott Fitzgerald's Last Years In Hollywood

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