The Crack-Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"The Crack-Up" is a collection of essays and letters penned during a critical period of the author's life, reflecting his state of mind during his personal and career crisis in the 1930s. The book includes the author's personal reflections, his observations on contemporary American society, and his views on literature. It provides an intimate look into his struggle with alcoholism, his failing marriage, and his own sense of self-worth, offering a stark contrast to his earlier, more optimistic works.

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Total Points: 76

This book was first published in 1945