The Great Gatsby-Chapter One

Welcome to the launch of The Great Gatsby Online Book Discussion!

This post and it’s subsequent comments will be based upon the content, character, background and ideas of Chapter One. We’ll have interactive commentary from 8:00 until 8:30 p.m. EST this evening, (13 September) and all comments related to Chapter One will be welcomed afterwards.

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Mark Thomas is a former active duty Marine, now a veteran teacher working in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. A professional writer in both print journalism and digital content writing, Mark combines his love of teaching history with his passion for the written word. His personal blog, History as Prologue,, reflects his deep interest and knowledge of how the past influences the present. Mark can be contacted at


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