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Library to display cover art for 'The Great Gatsby'

Friday, May 17 through Saturday, June 1, 2013, various times Firestone Library, 18th century gallery

The original art for the dust jacket of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first edition of "The Great Gatsby" will be on display Friday, May 17 through Saturday, June 1, in the Rare Books and Special Collections 18th century gallery in Firestone Library. The gouache painting by Francis Cugat (1896-1981) will be on display with a copy of the final published novel in its original dust jacket. The display, in celebration of Baz Luhrmann's new movie "The Great Gatsby," will be on view 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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