Hemingway's Key West

Hemingway's Key West

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by Stuart B. McIver
     
 

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This vivid portrait reveals both Hemingway, the writer, and Hemingway, the hard-drinking, woman-chasing fighter and sportsman of legend. Hemingway's decade in Key West during the 1930s was his most productive. His only book set in the U.S., To Have and Have Not, takes place there. Meet his circle of friends (known as "the Mob"), his second wife,

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This vivid portrait reveals both Hemingway, the writer, and Hemingway, the hard-drinking, woman-chasing fighter and sportsman of legend. Hemingway's decade in Key West during the 1930s was his most productive. His only book set in the U.S., To Have and Have Not, takes place there. Meet his circle of friends (known as "the Mob"), his second wife, Pauline, and their two children. Hear from Hemingway contemporaries and scholars about the man and the town that he made famous.

This edition includes a record of the author's exploits in Bimini and Cuba. Accompany Hemingway on fishing expeditions in the Gulf Stream and to Cuba and Bimini aboard his custom-built boat, Pilar. Learn of his doomed love affairs, his patriotic activities during World War II, and his writing experiences in an old farmhouse in Cuba.

Filled with photos (some of which were not available in the first edition), this book also includes a two-hour walking tour of Key West and a tour of Hemingway's favorite Cuban haunts. A treat for Hemingway fans!

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Chronicles Ernest Hemingway's experiences in Key West and describes a walking tour for aficionados. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561642410
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
165
Sales rank:
303,546
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.45(d)

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