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The curious case of Benjamin Button and other tales of the jazz age

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Recently the basis for a major motion picture starring Hollywood golden boy Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was written in 1922 by the golden boy of early twentieth-century American fiction, F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of such era-defining masterworks as The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. The tale follows the travails and triumphs of the title character, who is born in the body of an elderly man and becomes progressively younger over the course of his life.

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  • ISBN: 1620115492 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781620115497 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: Downloadable ebook file.
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, 2012.

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General Note:
"First published in 1922"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
The tales -- The jelly-bean -- The camel's back -- May Day -- Porcelain and pink -- The diamond as big as the Ritz -- The curious case of Benjamin Button -- Tarquin of Cheapside -- O russet witch! -- The lees of happiness -- Mr. Icky -- Jemina, the mountain girl.
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Available as a download from OWWL2go with a valid OWWL borrower card.
Summary, etc.:
Recently the basis for a major motion picture starring Hollywood golden boy Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was written in 1922 by the golden boy of early twentieth-century American fiction, F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of such era-defining masterworks as The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. The tale follows the travails and triumphs of the title character, who is born in the body of an elderly man and becomes progressively younger over the course of his life.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 13, 2012).
Subject: Jewish families > Fiction.
Jewish fiction > 21st century.
Short stories, Jewish > 21st century.
United States > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.
Topic Heading: OverDrive.


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