Ernest Hemingway: a writer's life

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Clarion Books,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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An introduction to the life and work of one of the most significant and notorious American writers of the 20th century.Ernest Hemingway's literary status alone makes him worthy of a biography. In addition, his life reads like a suspense story—it's full of action, romance, heartbreak, machismo, mishaps, celebrity, and tragedy. He had first-hand experience of several historic events of the last century, and he rubbed elbows with many other notable writers and intellectual greats of our time. Though his reputation has weathered ups and downs, his status as an American icon remains untouchable. Here, in the only biography available to young people, Catherine Reef introduces readers to Hemingway's work, with a focus on his themes and writing styles and his place in the history of American fiction, and examines writers who influenced him and those he later influenced.
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9780618987054
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table_of_contents The whole world, boiled down -- A fine big manly fellow -- Into the furnace of suffering -- A stranger at home -- True sentences -- Becoming the real thing -- Generations -- Dangerous game -- Wonderful...irreplaceable...impossible -- Life is now -- Out where no one can help -- Remembering.
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