Written in the same vein as "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,""The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" is one of F. Scott Fitzgerald's mostimaginative shorter works.
John T. Unger is a young southerner who goes to Montana forsummer vacation with a wealthy college classmate. But the classmate's familyproves to be much more than simply wealthy--theyown a mountain made entirely of one solid diamond. And they've gone to dreadfullengths to conceal their secret, which means that John could be in danger.
But the family also has a daughter--the lovely Kismine--andwith her help, John may yet escape the fate her family has meted out to alltheir other guests so far.
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