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I Didnt Get Over

Auhtor: Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Language: english
Published: 1936

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 61
eBook size: 60Kb

Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'I Didnt Get Over':

... in college and it was our twentieth reunion this year. We always called ourselves the War Babies-anyhow we were all in the damn thing and this time ...
... war, -to read the names of Abe Danzer and Pop McGowan and those fellows and to think they've been dead for twenty years and we've only been getting ...
... they found he was always accusing soldiers of slapping, so they let me go. What made me think of it was Abe Danzer's name on that plaque this ...
... center stood Abe Danzer and a girl-a tart-both of them drunk as monkeys. But it took me a minute's blinking before I realized what else was the matter: ...
... yes, we were in the same division-we were from the same state. I thought you didn't get overseas. I didn't. Neither did Abe. But things seemed to ...
... lot of people thought he had nothing to do with the drownings. They blamed the trench mortar. We groaned-but there was nothing to do but let ...
... the head of it and probably pretended to himself that he was Stonewall Jackson. Say, all this must bore you-it happened on the safe side of the ocean. Go ...
... came riding up all covered with dust and said he was Captain Brown and where was the officer commanding Headquarters Company. 'That's me, sir,' said ...
... he only had live shells along he accepted the suggestion of sending over a couple of signal men to wigwag if any farmers were being bumped off. The ...
... ordered another shot. He was like a spoiled kid with an annoying toy. Then it happened, as it did once in a while with those mortars no matter ...
... and unbalanced it.' 'Tell the captain,' Abe said. 'He knows everything.' The captain overheard this. 'There's just one more load,' he said. 'And I ...
... Or maybe it was so jammed that they couldn't hear. We began to sink when we were half way over, very slowly at first, just a little water around ...
... The men took it well but you could almost tell from their faces which ones could swim and which couldn't. She went down with a big whush! just twenty ...
... men in and got squad reports to see if anyone was missing. There were three missing in the first squad alone and we didn't wait for the rest-we called ...
... saying that when Abe jumped up on the side of the barge to give the unsling order, he'd hung on to the ferry cable and pulled it out of whack. The captain ...
... didn't seem to even recognize a lot of his classmates when he met them in the army. What do you mean? Just what I say. I told you something ...
... Francis ...
... And I'm afraid that I was somewhat carried away by the feeling that there was no ordered scheme to which I must conform. After due consideration, ...
... first published in Esquire magazine and present a bitterly humorous portrait of a once-successful writer who becomes a forgotten hack on a Hollywood lot. ...
... stories that treat themes of youth, despair, and age. You can also find on Amazon Fitzgerald: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (1922) This Side ...