The Old Man and the Sea was written in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954.
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Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the tale of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. This story of heroic endeavour won Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature. It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements.Product Description:
Part of an original American collected edition of Hemingway's work, this is the heroic story of an old man and a giant fish that ends in tragedy, yet also on a note of triumphant sadness. It was for this story that Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110020519109
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0020519109