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Vactioning with the Fitzgeralds

By posted at 11:00 am on September 7, 2013 1

Want to wean yourself off gin, recover from tuberculosis, and work on your novel? Don’t go to Asheville, North Carolina. NPR reports that F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda spent two tumultuous summers in the town, where Zelda was in a psychiatric hospital and Scott was suicidal. For more on the unhappy life of Zelda, read our review of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.

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One Response to “Vactioning with the Fitzgeralds”

  1. Douglas Matus
    at 12:35 pm on September 7, 2013

    50 ponies of beer equals approx. 25 pints a day. The man was persistent, that’s for sure.

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