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The Great Gatsby: Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, Oxford

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  • Ray C. Fair

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Where did Fitzgerald get the idea of having Clay's Economics reside in Nick Carraway's library?

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  • Ray C. Fair, 2003. "The Great Gatsby: Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, Oxford," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 29(2), pages 159-163, Spring.
  • Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:29:y:2003:i:2:p:159-163
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    • B19 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - Other

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