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Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway By David Sandison

Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway
by David Sandison

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Tracing the life of one of the most romantic literary figures of the 20th century, this biography reveals Hemingway as a complex character. The book covers his early life, from driving ambulances in World War I and action in the Spanish Civil War, to his eventual depression and suicide.
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About David Sandison

As a journalist in popular culture and modern history, David Sandison has been a columnist and contributor for a number of British and American periodicals. This is his second book on the life of Che Guevara

Table of Contents

The early years (1899-1917) - a midwestern childhood; genesis of a writer. War and love (1917-1921) - Hemingway's war; Agnes von Kurowsky; the first marriage - Hadley. The grand tour (1922-1928) - an American abroad - France, Spain, Italy; the lost generation - Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Scott Fitzgerald; the first lickers of fame; the second marriage - Pauline. Fame, fortune and tragedy (1928-1933) - a farewell to arms - Death in the Afternoon; return to America - Key West; his father's suicide. Africa, Cuba, Spain (1933-1938) -The Great White Hunter; Our Man in Havana; The Spanish Civil War. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1939-1945) - marriage to Martha; on the road again - China, London, the war in Europe. Disaster and triumph (1945-1954) - marriage to Mary; Pauline's death; The Old Man and the Sea; the Nobel Prize. Death in the morning (1954-1961) - a farewell to Cuba; anxiety, depression and decline; suicide and after.

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Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway by David Sandison
David Sandison
Illustrated Biography S.
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
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