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To Have and Have Not By Ernest Hemingway

To Have and Have Not
by Ernest Hemingway

Harry Morgan was hard - the classic Hemingway hero - rum-running, gun-running and man-running from Cuba to the Florida Keys in the Depression.
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To Have and Have Not Summary


To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway

Harry Morgan was hard - the classic Hemingway hero - rum-running, gun-running and man-running from Cuba to the Florida Keys in the Depression. He ran risks, too, from stray coastguard bullets and sudden double-crosses. But it was the only way he could keep his boat, keep his independence, and keep his belly full... This classic novella was turned into a brilliant film by Howard Hawks - the film in which Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Becall met - and remains an important work by one of the greatest American novelists of the twentieth century.

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To Have and Have Not Reviews


"This active, passionate life on the verge of the tropics is perfect material for the Hemingway style, and the reader carries away from the book a sense of freshness and exhilaration" * New Statesman *
"Absorbing and moving. It opens with a fusillade of bullets, reaches its climax with another, and sustains a high pitch of excitement throughout" * Times Literary Supplement *
"Its tragic scenes are rendered with an economy of words and a power that might well be the despair of a lesser writer" * Scotsman *
"Absorbing and moving. It opens with a fusillade of bullets, reaches its climax with another, and sustains a high pitch of excitement throughout" * Times Literary Supplement *
"Its tragic scenes are rendered with an economy of words and a power that might well be the despair of a lesser writer" * Scotsman *

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.

Additional information

GOR001229539
To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
1994-08-18
192
0099909006
9780099909002
N/A
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