Call Me Zelda

Call Me Zelda

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Everything in the ward seemed different now, and I no longer felt its calming presence. The Fitzgeralds stirred something in me that had been dormant for a long time, and I was not prepared to face it.... From New York to Paris, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald reigned as king and queen of the Jazz Age, seeming to float on champagne bubbles above the mundane cares of the world. But to those who truly knew them, the endless parties were only a distraction from their inner turmoil, and from a love that united them with a scorching intensity. When Zelda is committed to a Baltimore psychiatric clinic in 1932, vacillating between lucidity and madness in her struggle to forge an identity separate from her husband, the famous writer, she finds a sympathetic friend in her nurse, Anna Howard. Held captive by her own tragic past, Anna is increasingly drawn into the Fitzgeraldsa€™ tumultuous relationship. As she becomes privy to Zeldaa€™s most intimate confessions, written in a secret memoir meant only for her, Anna begins to wonder which Fitzgerald is the true genius. But in taking ever greater emotional risks to save Zelda, Anna may end up paying a far higher price than she intended.... READERS GUIDE INCLUDED Review qq[A] haunting and beautifully atmospheric novel . . . brilliantly brings Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald to life in all their doomed beauty, with compelling and unforgettable results.qq ---Alex George, author of A Good American About the Author Erika Robuck is the author of the novels Hemingway's Girl, Receive Me Falling, and Call Me Zelda. Amy Landon is a classically trained actress with numerous Off-Broadway, film, and television credits. Her voice can also be heard on many television and radio commercials, and she also coaches and teaches dialects.

Title:Call Me Zelda
Author:Erika Robuck
Publisher:Ottawa - 2013-01-01


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