Tales of the Jazz Age Author:F. Scott Fitzgerald The music of Jazz Age put a generation into a kind of wild trance. These three stores, "The Jelly-Bean," "The Lees of Happiness" and "Hot and Cold Blood" cast a similar spell. Like the shy young man in "The Jelly-Bean" we are thrust into the era by our encounter with a beautiful and reckless girl, a bottle of corn liquor and a crap game. — It is ... more »Fitzgerald's sensitivity to detail..the sharply edged sound of voices in an almost empty room, a hot twilight dogging a man trying to come to a decision...that makes these stories stay with us. In a manner both subtle and moving, Fitzgerald explored the redemptive power of devotion and the corrosive effect of money on love and self esteem.
This program is a selection of complete and unabridged short stories adapted on audio cassettes for your listening pleasure. Award-winning talent, professional readers, music and sound effects make this a unique listening experience.« less