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Antoine de Saint Exupery, il est perdu dans les etoiles...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald in uniform, about 1917

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) - Russian-American novelist. Photo by Marc Riboud, 1959

"There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal bath where the hairy and slippery mix in a multiplication of mediocrity. Photo by Marc Riboud, 1959

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Playwright Arthur Miller devant le pont de Brooklyn, NYC, 1954  // Elliott Erwitt

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• ÉMILE ZOLA (1840-1902) • 1902, Autoportrait au béret •

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Coin lecture: Francis Scott Fitzgerald.

Scott Fitzgerald was born Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald on September in St. His namesake (and second cousin three times removed on his father's side) was Francis Scott Key, who wrote the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner.

Ernest Hemingway and Lauren Bacall in Spain, circa late 1950s.

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