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Went to princeton
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middle class family
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lived during roaring 20's
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married woman named zelda
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Zelda was insane
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first novel: This side of paridse
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lost money in stock market crash
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wrote The Great Gatsby
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died of a heart attack at he age of 44
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last novel: The Last Tycoon
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born in St. Paul Minn
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named after Francis Scott Key
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was named after his second cousin three times removed- who wrote the national anthem
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
was a wicker furniture manufactuer in St. Paul
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
was a salesman for Proctor and Gamble in NY
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
went to St. Paul Academy
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
First story in print- detective story when he was thirteen
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
wrote the scripts and lyrics for the Princeton Triangle Club musicals
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
contributed to the Princeton Tiger magazine
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Contributed to the Nassau Literary MAgazine
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
At Princeton Fitzgerald was on academic probation
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
joined the army in 1917
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
was commissioned as a second lietenaut in infantry
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
In 1918 he fell in love with Zelda
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Zelda would not marry him until he became rich
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
In 1919 he went NYC to get his fortune so he could marry Zelda
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
wrote for the sunday evening post
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
This side of paradise made Fitzgerald an instant star
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
A week after he became famous he married Zelda in NY
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
His only child Frances Scott Fitzgerald was born
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
His only child Frances Scott Fitzgerald was born
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
was an alcholic but wrote sober
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Fitzgerald liked the jazz age
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Zelda had an affair with a french naval aviator
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Zelda's affair hurt their marriage
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 21 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Fitzgerald was friends with Ernest Hemingway
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
While in France Zelda became more and more eccentric
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Zelda did ballet in France but it was harmful to her health
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Though Fitzgerald wrote on the influence of money on his characters he could not manage his own finances
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
He wrote Save ME the Waltz while in the hospital
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
They were not good parents
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
his daughter went to boarding school
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
he obtained a contract with Metro Goldwyn Mayer for screen writing
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
he paid most of his debts off but did not save
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
he fell in love with movie columnist Sheila Grahm
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
died of a heart attack in Sheilas home in 1940
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
Zelda perished in a fire in 1948
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.
he died believeing he was a failure
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald. The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. 23 Feb. 2005 <http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html>.