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By Linda Wagner-Martin

The 1999 Hemingway centennial marks the fitting time for the reevaluation of his place as America's best modernist author. those essays, all written particularly for this assortment, plumb unexplored ancient information of Hemingway's existence to light up new and infrequently unforeseen dimensions of the strength of his literary accomplishment. Discussing biographical info of his own lifestyles in addition to the subtleties of his personality, the textual content encompasses a variety of attention-grabbing images and pictures.

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S. S. Atlantic Coast . . "13 In those first eight months of 1942, when attack ships and planes were few and their crews inexperienced with new electronic gear, U-boat commanders were earning Iron Crosses on every trip west. Although Havana and other Cuban A Brief Biography 39 ports did not contribute to the tanker traffic, the island, which barricaded a major section of the Gulf, had primary shipping lanes on all sides. In June and July of 1942, more than thirty ships were torpedoed within easy reach of the Cuban coast.

Between January 1922 and September 1923 the Star printed Hemingway's submissions, which ranged from local color ('American Bohemians in Paris a Weird Lot") to winter sports ("Try Bob-Sledding If You Want Thrills") and the Great War ("A Veteran Visits Old Front, Wishes He Had Stayed Away"). The Star also sent Hemingway to cover four important events: the Genoa Economic Conference (Apr. 6-27, 1922), the brief but intense Greco-Turkish War (Sept. 29-Oct. 21, 1922), the Lausanne Peace Conference (Nov.

She returned to find that a thief had stolen the valise containing Ernest's writing. In tears, she arrived in Lausanne to face him with what he later reconstructed as one of his most painful experiences. Evidence now indicates that it was less traumatic than he remembered, for he apparently did not immediately return to Paris to check with the police or the station lost and found; nor did he post a meaningful reward (Hemingway: The Paris Years 84-104; Mellow). Shortly after he returned from Paris to Chamby, Hadley became pregnant, and reluctantly they began talking of moving back to a full-time newspaper job in Canada.

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