Ernest's Way: An International Journey Through Hemingway's Life

Ernest's Way: An International Journey Through Hemingway's Life

by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes

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Overview

Follow the path of one of America's finest novelists—and one of history's greatest adventurers—from Paris to Havana, from Madrid to Idaho, with his great-granddaughter.

Ernest Hemingway, the Nobel Prize-winning author, was known as much for his prose as for his travels to exotic locales, his gusto and charm created excitement wherever he went. InErnest's Way,we followCristen around the globe to the places he lived, wrote, fought, drank, fished, ran with the bulls and held court with T.S. Elliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein and many other influential writers, artists and intellectuals of the 20thcentury.

In fresh and lively prose, Cristen brings to life atmosphere of La Closerie des Lilas, the Parisian cafe where Hemingway pennedThe Sun Also Rises. Or to dine on suckling pig at the oldest restaurant in the world, Sobrino de Botín in Madrid, as Hemingway did while writing and drinking three bottles ofrioja altain one sitting. We can follow his path through Northern Italy, where he served as an ambulance driver and was seriously wounded in the First World War, or trek through the locations described inA Farewell to Arms. Ernest's Wayis a map to Hemingway’s creative and psychic history—they made him who he was and shaped his life and his work.

Ernest’s Wayis aguide and literary exploration in to the cities Hemingway visited and lived in, both as they are now and as they were when he graced them. Cristen brings these places to life for the modern reader, allowing all who admire Hemingway's life and literature to enjoy his legacy in a new and vibrant way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781643132075
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 12/03/2019
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 309,874
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes is an American author based in London. Beginning at a young age, Cristen began to explore America—first on road trips with her mother, traveling from Seattle to Key West, then on her own by Greyhound bus and Amtrak train. The American landscape, with its roadside cafes, strip malls, and wanderers, figures prominently in her fiction. She is the author of the short story collectionThe Smallest of Entryways and she can be found at wwww.cristenhemingway.com.

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