One of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s earliest short stories, “TheIce Palace” is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young Southern woman who is boredwith her conventional life. She’s engaged to Harry Bellamy, a young man fromthe North. Despite concern from her family and friends, Sally travels toHarry’s hometown to meet his family. Hoping for an exciting adventure, she instead finds herself in a cold, unfamiliar place. There, in the dead of winter, she begins to question everything.
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