The great Gatsby
|Avail. Copies||Location||Call #|
|0 of 1||Bellevue - Adult Large Print||Fiction Fitzger Large Type|
|1 of 1||Bordeaux - Adult Large Print||Fiction Fitzger Large Type|
The mysterious Jay Gatsby uses his fabulous wealth to create an enchanted world fit for his former love, Daisy Buchanan, now married to Tom. Daisy, though, is a romanticised figment of his own imagination, and the extraordinary world that he creates is equally illusory.
He gives lavish, legendary, parties where the guests and gate-crashers enjoy free-flowing champagne and cocktails and carefree hospitality. It is easy for modern readers to forget that the story takes place in the time of Prohibition (1920 to 1933) something that would have been immediately apparent when the book was first published. It enforces the nature of the unreal world that Gatsby creates, beyond the reach of the law and the police.
But a more sinister reality begins to break through, as idealised romantic figures prove to have human frailties and selfish motivations, and the grandiose world of Gatsby's creation crumbles and disillusion turns to tragedy.
Fitzgerald, F. S. 1. (2011). The great Gatsby. Large print ed. Royston: Large Print Bookshop.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940. 2011. The Great Gatsby. Royston: Large Print Bookshop.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940, The Great Gatsby. Royston: Large Print Bookshop, 2011.MLA Citation (style guide)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940. The Great Gatsby. Large print ed. Royston: Large Print Bookshop, 2011. Print.
|Last File Modification Time||Mar 16, 2019 11:53:34 PM|
|Last Grouped Work Modification Time||Mar 25, 2019 11:32:22 PM|
|LEADER||01437cam a2200349 a 4500|
|008||110817r20111925enk d 000 1 eng d|
|020|||a 9781871510195 (trade pbk.)|
|020|||a 1871510198 (trade pbk.)|
|099|||a Fiction |a Fitzger |a Large |a Type|
|100||1|||a Fitzgerald, F. Scott |q (Francis Scott), |d 1896-1940.|
|245||1||4|||a The great Gatsby |h [text (large print)] / |c F. Scott Fitzgerald.|
|250|||a Large print ed.|
|260|||a Royston : |b Large Print Bookshop, |c 2011.|
|300|||a 198 p. (large print) ; |c 23 cm.|
|500|||a "First published in 1925."|
|650||0|||a First loves |v Fiction.|
|650||0|||a Rich people |z New York (State) |z New York |v Fiction.|
|650||0|||a Large type books.|
|907|||a .b2194863x |b 02-16-17 |c 05-24-13|
|949|||b 35192046877142 |c Fiction Fitzger Large Type |h BL |j BL |l ALTP |m BKLP |s C |p 13.63 |w 30 |x 20150102 |t 20190316 |q CNV |r MXM |v 2 |y 20190224 |z 1|
|949|||b 35192044200438 |c Fiction Fitzger Large Type |h BX |j BX |l ALTP |m BKLP |s S |p 13.63 |w 20 |x 20130606 |t 20181021 |q CNV |r MXM |v 0 |y 20170925 |z 0|
|991|||a bl |a bx |a (2)ep |a ma |b 06-05-13 |c m |d + |e 5 |f eng |g enk |h 4 |i 10|
|988|||a .o8655911 |c 4 |l multi |f b |s a |x 05-24-13 |y 06-05-13 |z 06-05-13 |3 s |k ep |k hm |k ma |k oh|
|998||4|||a LDR0905 20170611042736 NPUB |b LDR0905 20170611042736 NPUB|