New York Times

October 26, 1922

The Death of The Great Gatsby

He was shot in the back and the bullet went to his heart and his body went to the bottom of the pool. George Wilson killed Gatsby. Gatsby was being accused. Gatsby was taking the blame for Daisy for killing Myrtle and he sends Nick to check on her.

What is there to know about Gatsby?

Jay Gatsby gets most of his wealth from his illegal business in liquor smuggling. The book was set during the Prohibition era in the United States (1919-1933). During this time, it was illegal to produce. In real life, many bootleggers got rich off this illegal trade. He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter.