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The Ice Palace

The Ice Palace by F. Scott Fitzgerald
By: (1896-1940)

The story is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young southern woman from the fictional city of Tarleton, Georgia, who becomes engaged one summer to Harry Bellamy, a man from an unspecified northern town. The following winter, on a visit to Harry's home town to meet Harry's family, Sally Carrol begins to have second thoughts...

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FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERS F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

To Zelda

Contents

The Offshore Pirate The Ice Palace Head and Shoulders The Cut Glass Bowl Bernice Bobs Her Hair Benediction Dalyrimple Goes Wrong The Four Fists

Flappers and Philosophers

The Offshore Pirate

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This unlikely story begins on a sea that was a blue dream, as colorful as blue silk stockings, and beneath a sky as blue as the irises of children's eyes. From the western half of the sky the sun was shying little golden disks at the sea if you gazed intently enough you could see them skip from wave tip to wave tip until they joined a broad collar of golden coin that was collecting half a mile out and would eventually be a dazzling sunset. About half way between the Florida shore and the golden collar a white steam yacht, very young and graceful, was riding at anchor and under a blue and white awning aft a yellow haired girl reclined in a wicker settee reading The Revolt of the Angels, by Anatole France... Continue reading book >>


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