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Therese Anne Fowler: "Z: A Novel Of Zelda Fitzgerald"

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's complicated relationship captivated their contemporaries and continues to intrigue today. The writers fed off of each other's work and found both inspiration and ruin in the excesses of the Jazz Age they personify. Zelda in particular has become a divisive, much mythologized figure. We talk to author Therese Anne Fowler about her fictional take on the woman, muse and icon who continues to fascinate.

Zelda Fitzgerald's Artwork

Best known as the wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda honed her own artistic identity through dozens of paintings and illustrations.

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Excerpt from the book "Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald" by Therese Anne Fowler. Published by St. Martin's Press. Copyright © 2013 by Therese Anne Fowler. Reprinted with permission.

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