Do you know a gal, or guy, like Nicole?

I was re-reading F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night (1934) and ran across this masterful description of the great divide between rich and poor, in the 1920s and now:

She bought a dozen bathing suits, a rubber alligator, a traveling chess set of gold and ivory, big linen handkerchiefs for Abe, two chamois leather jackets of kingfisher blue and burning bush from HermesMore here.

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  1. That’s typical for people in a manic state–and I believe it was manic depression that Zelda suffered from.

    Carolyn Kay

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