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  • 4 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Greenbush Public Library CAN (Text) 35500006546442 Main Available -
Barnesville Public Library CAN (Text) 33500013531975 New Available -
Cormorant LINK Site CAN (Text) 33500013516737 New Available -
McIntosh Public Library CAN (Text) 33500013531983 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library CAN (Text) 33500013516729 New Checked out 08/09/2022

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  • ISBN: 0063051265
  • ISBN: 9780063051263
  • ISBN: 0063051257
  • ISBN: 9780063051256
  • Physical Description: 343, 11 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2022]

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General Note: Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & More with discussion questions (pages 2-11 at end of work).
Summary, etc.: When Jay Gatsby is shot dead in his West Egg swimming pool, it appears to be an open-and-shut case of murder/suicide when the body of George Wilson is found in the woods nearby. Then a diamond hairpin is found in the bushes by the pool, and three women fall under suspicion. Each holds a key that can unlock the truth to the mysterious life and death of the millionaire. Daisy Buchanan once thought she might marry Gatsby, before her family was torn apart by a tragedy that sent her into the arms of Tom Buchanan. Jordan Baker, Daisy's best friend, guards a secret that threatens to ruin her friendship with Daisy. Catherine McCoy fights for women's freedom, especially for her sister, Myrtle Wilson, who is trapped in a terrible marriage. Their stories unfold in the years leading up to that fateful summer of 1922, when all three of their lives are on the brink of unraveling. Each woman is pulled deeper into Jay Gatsby's romantic obsession, with devastating consequences for all of them.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 December #1
    "That's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool," says Daisy in The Great Gatsby. Cantor reframes Fitzgerald's masterpiece through the perspectives of its women, Daisy, her friend Jordan Baker, and Catherine (sister to Daisy's husband's mistress). Avoiding spoilers for the original and this derivative, here's the plot: Daisy Fay, a Louisville socialite, has a torrid romance with Jay Gatsby, a penniless soldier, before he ships off to WWI. She doesn't wait for him, instead marrying fabulously wealthy polo player and serial philanderer Tom Buchanan. Years later, Gatsby has built a fortune for one purpose, recapturing what he believed he had with Daisy. Cantor rewrites elements of the tale, giving Jordan Baker a "secret" that could destroy her, Daisy a familial backstory that influences her actions, and Catherine a behind-the-scenes role. Unlike the original destructive, self-absorbed characters and the pervasive issue of class, Cantor focuses instead on portraying Daisy and her fellow females in a sympathetic light, reimagining and empowering them to speak to readers with a feminist bent. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Gatsby, Jay (Fictitious character) Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott) 1896-1940 Adaptations
Buchanan, Daisy (Fictitious character) Fiction
Infatuation Fiction
Rich people Fiction
Man-woman relationships Fiction
Long Island (N.Y.) Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
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