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New Jersey - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th Century, he was considered the voice of The Lost Generation of the 1920s. He attended Newman Prep School in Hackensack, NJ and Princeton University. After serving in the Army, Fitzgerald launched his writing career, during which he wrote more than 160 magazine articles, numerous short stories, and four novels. His most famous, The Great Gatsby, is considered the classic example of the American novel.