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(Selected Letters 1917-1961.pdf) br The death of Ernest Hemingway in ended one of the most original and influential careers in American literature His works have been translated into every major language and the Nobel Prize awarded to him in recognized his impact on contemporary writing p While many people are familiar with the public image of Hemingway and the legendary accounts of his life few knew him as an intimate With this collection of letters presented for the first time as a Scribner Classic a new Hemingway emerges Ranging from to this generous selection of nearly six hundred letters is in effect both a self portrait and an autobiography In his own words Hemingway candidly reveals himself to a wide variety of people family friends enemies editors translators and almost all the prominent writers of his day In so doing he proves to be one of the most entertaining letter writers of all time p p Carlos Baker has chosen letters that not only represent major turning points in Hemingway s career but also exhibit character wit and the writer s typical enthusiasm for hunting fishing drinking and eating A few are ingratiating some downright truculent Others present his views on writing and reading criticize books by friend or foe and discuss women soldiers politicians and prizefighters Perhaps more than anything these letters show Hemingway s irrepressible humor given far freer rein in his correspondence than in his books An informal biography in letters the product of forty five years living and writing i Ernest Hemingway Selected Letters i leaves an indelible impression of an extraordinary man p p Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park Illinois in At seventeen he left home to join the Kansas City Star as a reporter then volunteered to serve in the Red Cross during World War I He was severely wounded at the Italian front and was awarded the Croce di Guerra He moved to Paris in where he devoted himself to writing fiction and where he fell in with the expatriate circle that included Gertrude Stein F Scott Fitzgerald Ezra Pound and Ford Madox Ford His novels include i The Sun Also Rises i i A Farewell to Arms i i To Have and Have Not i i For Whom the Bell Tolls i and i The Old Man and the Sea i He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in He died in Ketchum Idaho on July br pDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Selected Letters 1917-1961 books for multiple devices.