Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway By David Sandison
Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway
by David Sandison
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.
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.
Hamlyn History of Ernest Hemingway by David Sandison
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