WEST OF SUNSET, By Stewart O'Nan
The drain on Fitzgerald's income is endless and cannot be ignored. He must earn, he must find his way back to the glory days of his best work. The drain on his emotions and his health is even worse. In a town that thrives on booze, he - famous for his wild binges - must stay sober. His marriage - as a marriage - is over, yet he clings to the relationship, and then he meets columnist Sheila Graham, a beautiful, talented, mesmerizing Brit with a checkered past. This marvelous, melancholy fictional true story of F. Scott Fitzgerald's frustrating, debilitating sojourn in Hollywood will not so much entertain you as enlighten you. It's a hard-to-put-down 5. The novel has been optioned for a film.
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