The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love (Paperback)
The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love
Random House Trade, 9780812973273, 211pp.
Publication Date: February 14, 2006
For Scott and Ginevra, "the perfect hour" was private code for a fleeting time they almost shared and then yearned after for the rest of their lives. Now West brings that perfect hour back to life in all its freshness, delicacy, and poignant brevity.
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Praise For The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love…
“Transporting . . . a poignant, captivating book.”
–Janet Maslin, The New York Times
“A fascinating portrait not only of a first love, but of how a writer used the unspoiled memories of youthful idealism and bittersweet emotion to fuel his career.”
“What is remarkable, as West conveys superbly, are the varied literary forms in which King would surface in Fitzgerald’s fiction.”
“[A] charming account . . . a must-read for Fitzgerald aficionados and literature lovers.”