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Ever elusive, 'Gatsby' evades Hollywood's grasp

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NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is short, almost novella size. It features larger-than-life characters, glamorous extravagance and dramatic demises. On its surface, it's the most Hollywood-friendly of the great American novels. But "Gatsby" remains elusive, its poetry largely locked on the page despite a century of attempted adaptations. Since it was published (to an...

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