F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896, in St. Paul. Minnesota. His work illustrates the Jazz Age. One of the greatest American novelists and short story writers of the 20th century Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. Some of his finest works include This Side of Paradise. Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night His fifth novel, The Last Tycoon, was published posthumously The In 1917, he joined the U.S. Army, where he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry and assigned to Alabama. It was here that he fell in love with Zelda Sayre, who later became his wife and his muse. Scott Fitzgerald died in 1940.