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My Selection — Jordan Baker

A character from “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hi, everyone. It’s Walter Bowne, talking, once again, about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

One character that often gets overlooked is Jordan Baker — the professional golf player. She is essential to the plot, to the satirical portrait of “liberated women” of the 1920s, and as a…

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