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True At First Light By Ernest Hemingway

True At First Light
by Ernest Hemingway

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The book opens on the day Hemingway's close friend Pop, a legendary hunter, leaves him in charge of the camp.
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True At First Light Summary


True At First Light by Ernest Hemingway

The book opens on the day Hemingway's close friend Pop, a legendary hunter, leaves him in charge of the camp. Tensions have heightened among the various tribes and news arrives of a potential attack on the hunters, forcing Hemingway not only to take on his new role of leader but, equally important, to assist his wife Mary in pursuing the great lion she is determined to kill before Christmas. Passionately detailing the African landscape, the excitement of the chase, and the heartfelt relationships with his African neighbours, Hemingway, a master of dramatic fiction, weaves a tale that is rich in laughter, beauty and insight. Written when Hemingway returned from his 1953 safari, and edited by his son Patrick, True At First Light is a rich blend of autobiography and fiction, a breathtaking final work from one of this century's most beloved and important writers.

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True At First Light Reviews


"Captures the beauty of the African landscape and the thrill of the hunt, in true Hemingway style" * Red *
"This is writing of a high order; sympathetic, luminous, hypnotic, humane" * Caledonia *

About Ernest Hemingway


Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield - this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war - in 1922. Resigning from journalism to focus on his writing instead, he moved to Paris where he renewed his earlier friendship with fellow American expatriates such as Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. Through the years, Hemingway travelled widely and wrote avidly, becoming an internationally recognized literary master of his craft. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, following the publication of The Old Man and the Sea. He died in 1961.

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GOR000545983
True At First Light by Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2000-04-06
320
0099282127
9780099282129
N/A
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