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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F Scott Fitzgerald
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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only... More > one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's "Note-books." The story was published in "Collier's" last summer and provoked this startling letter from an anonymous admirer in Cincinnati: "Sir-- I have read the story Benjamin Button in Colliers and I wish to say that as a short story writer you would make a good lunatic I have seen many peices of cheese in my life but of all the peices of cheese I have ever seen you are the biggest peice. I hate to waste a peice of stationary on you but I will."< Less
The curious case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Aonia edizioni. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on May 27, 1922. It was subsequently... More > anthologized in his book, Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories. Development rights to the story were held for years by the late Hollywood mogul Ray Stark. Stark retained those rights until his death in 2004, when they were purchased from his estate and used for an adaptation of the story as the 2008 film of the same name, directed by David Fincher. Benjamin is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man, already able to speak. His father Roger invites neighborhood boys to play with him and orders him to play with children's toys, but Benjamin only obeys to please his father. At five, Benjamin is sent to kindergarten but is quickly withdrawn after he repeatedly falls asleep during child activities. (Wikipedia)< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Aonia edizioni. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on May 27, 1922. It was subsequently... More > anthologized in his book, Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories. Development rights to the story were held for years by the late Hollywood mogul Ray Stark. Stark retained those rights until his death in 2004, when they were purchased from his estate and used for an adaptation of the story as the 2008 film of the same name, directed by David Fincher. Benjamin is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man, already able to speak. His father Roger invites neighborhood boys to play with him and orders him to play with children's toys, but Benjamin only obeys to please his father. At five, Benjamin is sent to kindergarten but is quickly withdrawn after he repeatedly falls asleep during child activities. (Wikipedia)< Less
Benjamin Button and Other Stories By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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A collection of nineteen stories by F.Scott Fitzgerald, these stories originally published in book form as the volumes "Flappers and Philosophers" and "Tales of the Jazz Age".
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a poignant fantasy about a man who ages backward. The book has inspired the world-wide acclaimed Hollywood film featuring the sensational movie stars... More > Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only... More > one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's "Note-books." The story was published in "Collier's" last summer and provoked this startling letter from an anonymous admirer in Cincinnati: "Sir-- I have read the story Benjamin Button in Colliers and I wish to say that as a short story writer you would make a good lunatic I have seen many peices of cheese in my life but of all the peices of cheese I have ever seen you are the biggest peice. I hate to waste a peice of stationary on you but I will."< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Tales of the Jazz Age (Illustrated) By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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• Benjamin Button is a very strange baby. Born with a white beard, he looks like his grandfather. As years pass, he seems to get younger. This brings many problems, for him and the people around... More > him. In these three stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, people are not always as they seem.< Less
Modern Toddler By Benjamin Ash
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Technology improves at a startling pace, and even the simplest gadgets can be confusing and intimidating to adults. Children have no such problem. They’ll learn what works by pushing all the... More > buttons they can find (including their parents’ buttons!). Modern Toddler is a colourful rhyming book for children and adults, which shows ways in which the children of today embrace and abuse technology - warts and all.< Less
Modern Toddler By Benjamin Ash
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Technology improves at a startling pace, and even the simplest gadgets can be confusing and intimidating to adults. Children have no such problem. They’ll learn what works by pushing all the... More > buttons they can find (including their parents’ buttons!). Modern Toddler is a colourful rhyming book for children and adults, which shows ways in which the children of today embrace and abuse technology - warts and all.< Less
Tales of the Jazz Age By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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CONTENTS: My Last Flappers: The Jelly Bean, The Camel's Back, May Day, Porcelain and Pink -- Fantasies: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tarquin of Cheapside, O... More > Russet Witch! -- Unclassified Masterpieces: The Lees of Hapiness, Mr. Icky, Jemina.< Less