Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
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Source Notes: The Great Gatsby (chapter 7) (1925). The refections of Nick Carraway, the narrator of the story, on his thirtieth birthday.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 December 21, 1940) was an Irish-American Jazz Age novelist and short story writer.