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A National Book Award finalist. Michael Reynolds recreates the milieu that forged one of America's greatest and most influential writers. He reveals the fraught foundations of Hemingway's persona: his father's self-destructive battle with depression and his mother's fierce independence and spiritualism. He brings Hemingway through World War I, where he was frustrated by being too far away from the action and glory, despite his being wounded and nursed to health by Agnes Von Kurowsky--the older woman with whom he fell terribly in love.
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Informative and entertaining.
Informative and entertaining. "
A magnificent evocation of the difficult beginnings of Hemingway's literary career.--Maria Vargas Llosa
Michael Reynolds is the author of the five-volume definitive Hemingway biography: The Young Hemingway (a National Book Award Finalist), Hemingway: The Paris Years, Hemingway: The 1930s, Hemingway: The Homecoming, and Hemingway: The Final Years, all available from Norton. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Book Description Basil Blackwell, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110631147861
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Book Description Basil Blackwell, 1986. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0631147861