The Gatsby Affair by Kendall Taylor audiobook

The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal that Shaped an American Classic

By Kendall Taylor
Read by Kirsten Potter

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665214957

  • ISBN: 9781665214940

  • ISBN: 9781665214964

Runtime: 10.79 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal That Shaped an American Classic, Kendall Taylor examines the dalliance between the southern belle and the French pilot from a fresh perspective. Drawing on conversations and correspondence with Jozan's daughter, as well as materials from the Jozan family archives, Taylor sheds new light on this romantic triangle. More than just a casual fling, Zelda's tryst with Edouard affected Scott as much as it did his wife—and ultimately influenced the author's most famous creation, Jay Gatsby. Were it not for Zelda’s affair with the pilot, Scott’s novel might be less about betrayal and more about lost illusions.

Exploring the private motives of these public figures, Taylor offers new explanations for their behavior. In addition to the love triangle that included Jozan, Taylor also delves into an earlier event in Zelda's life—a sexual assault she suffered as a teenager—one that affected her future relationships. Both a literary study and a probing look at an iconic couple's psychological makeup, The Gatsby Affair offers listeners a bold interpretation of how one of America’s greatest novels was influenced.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A critically meticulous and deftly written blend of biography and literary study. Midwest Book Review

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Author

Author Bio: Kendall Taylor

Author Bio: Kendall Taylor

Kendall Taylor is a seasoned audiobook narrator who specializes in romance and erotica stories. She has performed all over the country and recently voiced a campaign for Victoria’s Secret. Kendall is based out of New York City.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 10.79
Audience: Adult
Language: English