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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Decoding the great Fitzgerald

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Churchwell     Virago When F. Scott Fitzgerald died in 1940, he was, in the words of his biographer Matthew J. Bruccoli, "an unemployed screenwriter", whose fiction was largely ignored, ... that Fitzgerald combined to make his masterpiece. Great Neck plays a central part in the story. When Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald moved there in late 1922, it had recently been invaded by newly rich, ...

  2. BOOK (1922)

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Samantha Leese The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald Charles Scribner's Sons F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about beauty and youth in a way that none of his peers would match. 'His talent,' said his friend Ernest Hemingway, 'was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings.' The blistering success of Fitzgerald ...

  3. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt 3W

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and plots: Fitzgerald, Auden, Hawthorne, Kafka and Singer. The title story is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, whose hero is born as an old man and ages ...

  4. Six degrees

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... crept into popular culture. Claiming to be a descendant of Wayne was Dick Diver, protagonist in the novel Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald... The author of The Great Gatsby was named after a cousin, Francis Scott Key, who wrote The Star-Spangled Banner, the US' national anthem. Another cousin, Mary Surratt, was in 1865 hanged for conspiring to assassinate Abraham ...

  5. Bright Young Things

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... featured a bunch of over-privileged Manhattan teens at the end of the 19th century. Bright Young Things gives this story an F. Scott Fitzgerald twist: set in 1929, another bunch of over-privileged ...

  6. FILM (1980)

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Breaker Morant Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jack Thompson Director: Bruce Beresford The death last week of British actor Edward Woodward has given many pause for thought. Woodward was one of the few actors - in the days long before The Wire and its ilk turned television drama consistently serious - who was able and was given the freedom ...

  7. News - World - LITERATURE

    Cover art for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory shows dark side of story

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... of author F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to capitalise on the popularity of the movie, the book world revolted. "We never even took the non-movie tie-in edition out of print," ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - YOUTH SPORTS

    Youth sports: keeping kids safe in the heat

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by DR MICHAEL F. BERGERON

    ... It's accepted that regular, age-appropriate exercise for school-age children can improve overall health and fitness, and provide lifetime advantages such as enhanced academic achievement. Sports can play a key role in achieving these gains in a fun a ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION JAMES KIDD

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (read by Jake Gyllenhaal) Audible (audiobook) Australian director Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel about ambition, materialist success, identity, romantic obsession and failure is one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year. Besides reading Fitzgerald's silky, ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SQUASH

    Unified body needed for Olympic status, says Sarah Fitz-Gerald

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:59pm by Kevin Kung

    ... this and may be merging soon," said former world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald, who is set to play in an all-Australian final with Sarah Nelson in the women's 45 or over category at the World ... Fitz-Gerald, a member of the athletes' commission of the governing World Squash Federation (WSF) and national team coach for Australia, said the players were "doing everything possible ...




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