The Great Gatsby

When Nick returns from the war , why does he decide to go East?

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When Nick came home from the war, he came home "restless."

"I enjoyed the counter-raid so thoroughly that I came back restless. Instead of being the warm centre of the world, the Middle West now seemed like the ragged edge of the universe — so I decided to go East and learn the bond business."


The Great Gatsby