King, Ginevra, 1898-1980

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Ginevra King was a beautiful debutante from Lake Forest, Ill., with whom Fitzgerald had a romantic relationship from 1915 to 1917. For Fitzgerald, King was the archetype of an attractive, independent, uperclass woman, and she provided inspiration for characters in his later fiction.

From the description of Ginevra King collection relating to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1913-1949 (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 78461565

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creatorOf Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. [Autograph : on dance car, Christmas 1914]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf King, Ginevra. Ginevra King collection relating to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1913-1949 Princeton University Library
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Birth 1898

Death 1980

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