Call Me Zelda

  • by Erika Robuck
  • Narrated by Amy Landon
  • 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From New York to Paris, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald reigned as king and queen of the Jazz Age, seeming to float on champagne bubbles above the mundane cares of the world. But to those who truly knew them, the endless parties were only a distraction from their inner turmoil and from a love that united them with a scorching intensity.
When Zelda is committed to a Baltimore psychiatric clinic in 1932, vacillating between lucidity and madness in her struggle to forge an identity separate from her husband, the famous writer, she finds a sympathetic friend in her nurse, Anna Howard. Held captive by her own tragic past, Anna is increasingly drawn into the Fitzgeralds' tumultuous relationship. As she becomes privy to Zelda's most intimate confessions, written in a secret memoir meant only for her, Anna begins to wonder which Fitzgerald is the true genius. But in taking ever greater emotional risks to save Zelda, Anna may end up paying a far higher price than she intended.


What the Critics Say

"[A] haunting and beautifully atmospheric novel...brilliantly brings Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald to life in all their doomed beauty, with compelling and unforgettable results." (Alex George, author of A Good American)


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Customer Reviews

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It was a struggle and I ultimately could not finish it. It's amazing that the writer could turn a story about such dynamic people into something so dull.
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- Katie


What did you love best about Call Me Zelda?

I really enjoyed getting a glimpse into the life of Zelda Fitzergerald. Robuck did a wonderful job of making you feel as if you were there seeing her life through her nurse. A great summer read..

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- scott

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-07-2013
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio