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F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 1919-20 Pandemic

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F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 1919-20 Pandemic

The following is a letter written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1920 while he was quarantined in the south of France during the Spanish influenza pandemic, which sounds very familiar even though he is more concerned with his stock of alcohol than food, let alone toilet paper. Dearest Rosemary, It was a limpid dreary day, […]

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