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by Mariel Hemingway,Boris Vejdovsky




A loving homage to one of America's greatest writers.

July 2, 2011, marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Ernest Hemingway. The year will also see the release of two documentaries about the famed writer.

In this first-ever tribute to her grandfather, Mariel opens the family album to reveal all aspects of the man. More than 350 carefully selected photographs show a childhood filled with harbingers of the future -- the five-year-old fishing, the 16-year-old writing, the wounded soldier, the young groom -- and an adult life of success and failure -- journalist, serial husband, prize-winning author, big-game hunter, "Papa" Hemingway, foul-mouthed drinker, self-idealized hero.

A compelling 40,000-word narrative gives chronological details and adds fascinating context to the photos. What influenced Hemingway's writing? Who were the important figures in his life? Why was he compelled to write? Was he as confident as he presented himself to be?

Hemingway: A Life in Pictures surveys the touchstones of a celebrated life to reveal the character, dreams and disappointments of one of America's greatest writers.


Download Hemingway: A Life in Pictures epub
ISBN: 1554079462
ISBN13: 978-1554079469
Category: Photography
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Author: Mariel Hemingway,Boris Vejdovsky
Language: English
Publisher: Firefly Books (October 27, 2011)
Pages: 208 pages
ePUB size: 1995 kb
FB2 size: 1791 kb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 492
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Lemana
I was reviewing The Paris Wife for my book club and since there wasn't adequate information or photos of Hadley, first wife of Ernest Hemingway, I found this book on Amazon and ordered for an additional source. This is a beautiful presentation of the writer's life co-authored by his granddaughter, Muriel, that helped me with information about both Hadley and Ernest. Well worth the cost.
Centrizius
Absolutely love it !!!! And what a bargain !!! Well bound, sturdypages, and so well presented with wonderful pictures, accompanied by interesting write-ups about Hem that bring Hem's past life into the present. Raises a lot of nostalgia. Husband gave me a copy for Xmas. I loved it so much I bought 16 extra copies to hand out as a gifts to members of my Hemingway discussion group; and , of,course they were in awe of it as well. Anyone who is into Hemingway should, no, needs to, get a copy. It's a real class act
sunrise bird
Gorgeous coffee table photo book with lots of information, too. It was a gift to my mother, who knew EH's sister, Sunny, and knows his grandson, Ernie. She was thrilled by the coverage, pictures, details of his life in Northern Michigan and the familiar pictures. Wish I could have found it in hardback.
Gldasiy
If you are looking for a fun gift for a Hemingway fan get them this book. If you are a Hemingway fan get this for yourself or add it to your wishlist. The only thing I don't like is that the book is paperback. I'm sure this was to keep the price from going any higher (it's expensive to print a photo book), but that would have been a nice feature.
Either way, this is a great book for Hemingway fans.
Pruster
This delightful pictorial biography of Hemingway is loaded with photographs both rarely seen, as well as the great and well known pictures.I choose this book for my Hemingway shelves of novels and biographies I've been collecting for decades.
Fegelv
Beautiful book
Onnell
A lot of time will be sent perusing the beautifully laid out content of this book. A well put together piece which will be in my beach bag for many times to come.
Great book for Ernest Hemingway readers. Especially like the pictures from Idaho since that area is where I grew up. I've seen many of the pictures and read the text in other Hemingway biographies, but its nice having them all compiled in one place.