This Side of Paradise ... Her Story
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald had it all. They lived the American dream. He, the famous author of such novels as The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise, and she, a beautiful southern belle. Hear about their love story, how they rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous, and how she haunted his famous fiction. Discover how she found her own passion in dancing, being called, “The First Flapper,” and how she became an accomplished writer and painter. Find out how their paradise began to crumple and their beautiful world fell apart.
“Lynn Rymarz brought glamor and a lot of history to her interpretation of Zelda.”
— Deborah Preiser, Community Relation Coordinator,
Oak Park Library, April 3, 2015, at the Hemingway Birthplace, Oak Park, IL