How is this book unique? Font adjustments biography included Unabridged 100% Original content Illustrated About May Day by Francis Scott Fitzgerald May Day relates to a series of events which took place in the spring of the previous year during the general hysteria which inaugurated the Jazz Age The story uses the May Day Riots of 1919 as historical backdrop During these events as the lower class is fighting for certain causes a group of privileged Yale alumni meet for a dance Francis Scott Fitzgerald September 24 1896 – December 21 1940 was an American author of novels and short stories whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age a term he coined He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century Fitzgerald is considered a member of the Lost Generation of the 1920s He finished four novels This Side of Paradise The Beautiful and Damned The Great Gatsby his most famous and Tender Is the Night A fifth unfinished novel The Love of the Last Tycoon was published posthumously Fitzgerald also wrote many short stories that treat themes of youth and promise along with age and despair Fitzgerald's work has inspired writers ever since he was first published

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