This contemporary retelling of the The Great Gatsby follows Tanner McKay, a star on his public high school's debating team as he ambitiously pursues and wins a scholarship at the elite Bannerman Prep. Debate is Tanner's ticket out of a life of poverty and family drama--and into a new and better future. But when he's paired with the prep school playboy everyone calls the Duke, Tanner's plans seem doomed to fail. As he gets sucked into the Duke's flashy world, the thrill of the high life and the adrenaline of the edge become addictive. Duke's castle is built on shady, shaky secrets, and the walls are about to topple.