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HEMINGWAY'S ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

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Author: Ernest Hemingway
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
ISBN: 0-7435-6443-X
ISBN #: 0-7435-6443-X
Binding Type: Audio CD
HEMINGWAY'S ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer in the twentieth century, and for his efforts he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. Hemingway wrote in short, declarative sentences and was known for his tough, terse prose. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Ernest Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. As part of the expatriate community in 1920s Paris, the former journalist and World War I ambulance driver began a career that lead to international fame. Hemingway was an aficionado of bullfighting and big-game hunting, and his main protagonists were always men and women of courage and conviction, who suffered unseen scars, both physical and emotional. He covered the Spanish Civil War, portraying it in fiction in his brilliant novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, and he subsequently covered World War II. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. He died in 1961. ISBN: 0-7435-6443-X publish date: 09/03/2006

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