Chronology of composition; Introduction; Tender Is the Night; Record of variants; Explanatory notes; Illustrations.
A detailed textual edition of the first edition of the novel, with scholarly annotations and ancillary materials.
James L. W. West, III is Edwin Erle Spacks Professor of English at Pennsylvania State University.
'Arriving at an accurate and authoritative edition of Fitzgerald could hardly be more worthwhile, and West has done it superlatively. ... [he] is doing a tremendously valuable service to Fitzgerald in particular and American literature in general, and we are all in his debt.' Scott Donaldson, The F. Scott Fitzgerald Review