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Gatsby's Great Narrator 'Nick' Finally Gets His Own Backstory

Michael Farris Smith followed F. Scott Fitzgerald's "breadcrumbs" to write Nick, a prequel to The Great Gatsby. Revising the book, Smith was struck by the parallels between the 1920s and the 2020s.

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