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  Ernest Hemingway's Home in Key West Florida
The inside of Hemingway's home is both beautiful and functional for the tropic area.
One of Hemingway's wives didn't like the ceiling fans that were in nearly every room, so while he was on a trip she replaced them all with chandeliers.
Hemingway lived in the mansion from 1931 until his death in1961.
www.myfloridatrips.com /hemingway/inside.html   (341 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway His Life and Works
She is an ernest devotee of Ernest Hemingway.
Ernest Hemingway was born on 21st July 1899 in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
His father, Dr Clarence Edmonds Hemingway was a fervent member of the First Congregational church, his mother, Grace Hall, sang in the church choir.
www.ernest.hemingway.com /aboutus.htm   (228 words)

  
  Ernest Hemingway - MSN Encarta
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), American novelist and short-story writer, whose style is characterized by crispness, laconic dialogue, and emotional understatement.
Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and attended public schools in the area.
Hemingway drew heavily on his experiences as an avid fisherman, hunter, and bullfighting enthusiast in much of his writing.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577417/Ernest_Hemingway.html   (936 words)

  
  Ernest Hemingway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
Hemingway's injuries were serious; he sprained his right shoulder, arm, and left leg, had a grave concussion, temporarily lost vision in his left eye (and the hearing in his left ear), had paralysis of the sphincter, a crushed vertebra, ruptured liver, spleen and kidney, and first degree burns on his face, arms, and leg.
Ernest Hemingway is interred in the town cemetery in Ketchum, at the north end of town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ernest_Hemingway   (5413 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Ernest Hemingway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hemingway was born at 8:00 A.M. on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois, in a six-bedroom Victorian house built by his maternal grandfather, Ernest Hall, an English immigrant and Civil War veteran who lived with the family when Ernest was born.
Hemingway was the firstborn son, the second of six children to Doctor Clarence "Ed" and Grace Hemingway, a homemaker with considerable singing talent who had once aspired to a career on stage.
Hemingway divorced Hadley Richardson and married Pauline Pfeiffer, a devout Roman Catholic from Piggott, Arkansas, in 1927.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Ernest_Hemingway   (4535 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway Biography and List of Works - Ernest Hemingway Books
Hemingway was one of the 20th century's most important and influential writers, and many details of his own life have become nearly as well-known as has his work.
Hemingway was sometimes captured or challenged in his lies, and the discrepancy between himself and the idealized image he had created has been cited as a factor in his troubled life and eventual suicide.
Hemingway attempted suicide in the spring of 1961, and received treatment again, but this was unable to prevent his suicide on July 2, 1961 - at 5:00 AM, he died as a result of a self-inflicted shotgun blast to the head.
www.biblio.com /authors/117/Ernest_Hemingway_Biography.html   (3150 words)

  
 Author Profile: Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway was a man's man, full of himself, hearty and arrogant and exuberant in his likes and dislikes.
A prodigious reader and a diligent writer, Ernest Hemingway would have felt comfortable eschewing one night of carousing to lock himself away to pore over words and sculpt sentences, and he was always ready to discuss the art of writing and the craft of rewriting.
In the years Hemingway wrote, and even today, a boy coming of age is met on all sides with issues of courage, whether it's the courage to stand up for himself and his beliefs or the physical courage required to push himself to the limits of pain and endurance in competition.
www.teenreads.com /authors/au-hemingway-ernest.asp   (976 words)

  
 First World War.com - Prose & Poetry - Ernest Hemingway
Before America entered the war Hemingway (1899-1961) volunteered and served in the ambulance corps in France; he was transferred to the Paive region of Italy in July, 1918, and shortly after on July 8 was wounded in a mortar attack.
Hemingway was among the first soldiers to return from the Italian front, and his arrival was reported in the New York Sun on January 22, 1919.
The stories of Hemingway's wounds were eventually embroidered into something of a legend, but his actions on July 8 did win him a decoration, the Croce di Guerra, from a grateful Italian government.
www.firstworldwar.com /poetsandprose/hemingway.htm   (604 words)

  
 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Biography of Ernest Hemingway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in suburban Oak Park, IL, to Dr. Clarence and Grace Hemingway.
Ernest was the second of six children to be raised in the quiet suburban town.
The famous description of this "lost generation" was born of an employee's remark to Hemingway, and it became immortalized as the epigraph for his first major novel, The Sun Also Rises.
www.gradesaver.com /classicnotes/authors/about_ernest_hemingway.html   (1283 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway: Life is Courage
Ernest Hemingway is greatly admired because he defined the joy of life in terms of the deliberate decision to abandon cowardice for the sake of courage.
Hemingway was not a gun-toting extremist and the frustration over the fact that justice was not being served was obviously claiming a heavy toll.
In 1960, when Hemingway arrived in New York, he told his wife that the FBI was tailing him and she promoted the absurd claim that he was irrational.
justice4jfk.users3.50megs.com /dick.htm   (1335 words)

  
 PAL: Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Hemingway claimed, despite over 200 pieces of shrapnel being lodged in his legs and being shot in the legs several times, he managed to carry a wounded soldier back to the first aid station.
Ernest claimed that his father was “the only one he ever really cared about,” and his attitude toward his mother soured even further after his father’s suicide, calling her “an All-American bitch” (Nelson 8).
Hemingway wrote about the purpose of the book, "It is intended as an introduction to the modern Spanish bullfight and attempts to explain that spectacle both emotionally and practically.
web.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap7/hemingway.html   (3305 words)

  
 An Artisan - Ernest Hemingway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But this is also the creed by which Hemingway lived for the rest of his days, as he sought to "taste everything' and to "live all the way" for forty more adventurous, creative years.
Hemingway boxed, he ran with the bulls in Pamplona, he hunted lion and buffalo on the Serengeti Plain, he fished for trout in Idaho and marlin off Cuba, he skied, boated, survived a car wreck in London, a hurricane at Key West, two plane crashes in Africa.
In the many facets of his personality, Hemingway epitomizes the kind of character which Plato saw playing the Artisan role in society, which Galen named the Sanguine or excitable temperament, and which Myers regarded as the SP or opportunistic type.
keirsey.com /hemingway.html   (228 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway - Biography
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen.
Hemingway used his experiences as a reporter during the civil war in Spain as the background for his most ambitious novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940).
Hemingway - himself a great sportsman - liked to portray soldiers, hunters, bullfighters - tough, at times primitive people whose courage and honesty are set against the brutal ways of modern society, and who in this confrontation lose hope and faith.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1954/hemingway-bio.html   (567 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway's much quoted "ice-berg theory" was that "If a writer of prose knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows and the reader.
Hemingway's drinking had started already when he was a reporter, and could tolerate large amounts of alcohol.
In 1960 Hemingway was hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for treatment of depression, and released in 1961.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /hemingwa.htm   (2332 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in Idaho - Ernest Hemingway’s Last Home and the Conservancy
Hemingway and his wife Mary purchased their home in Ketchum in the late 1950’s after they were faced with a forced departure from his beloved Cuba.
Hemingway, a compulsive collector of paper from manuscripts to grocery lists, wanted a place where his documents would be protected from humidity and fire.
Hemingway lived off and on in the home for two years until taking his life there in 1961.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/idaho/preserves/art19553.html   (639 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway @ SomethingPersonal.com (Something Personal)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
American author Ernest Hemingway, one of the world's best literary travelers, made Cuba his home for many years and the socialist ideology is reflected in his...
Hemingway attempted suicide in the spring of 1961, and received ECT treatment again; but, some three weeks short of his 62nd birthday, he took his own life on the morning of July 2, 1961, with a shotgun blast to the head.
Hemingway's World War II experiences in Cuba have been novelized by Dan Simmons in The Crook Factory.
www.somethingpersonal.com /encyclopedia/Ernest_Hemingway   (5549 words)

  
 Literary Encyclopedia: Ernest Hemingway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, in 1899.
Hemingway left the city reluctantly before the birth of his first son John in Toronto in 1923 and returned to Paris as soon as possible.
Hemingway was released from his contract with Boni and Liveright when the publisher turned down the manuscript of The Torrents of Spring, a Fieldingesque parody of Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter (1925).
www.litdict.com /php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2077   (746 words)

  
 Cuba-Junky | Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway was genuinely loved in Cuba, where he was known simply as "Ernesto" (his rather self-conscious attempts to spread his own preferred nickname of "Papa" were not quite as successful).
Finca Vigia is now a museum with Hemingway's library of 9,000 books, stuffed heads and the typewriter he used to compose many of his masterpieces all laid out just as they were.
Hemingway's captain was probably the role model for the main character in the 'Old Man and the Sea'.
www.cuba-junky.com /cuba/ernest-hemingway.htm   (623 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hemingway attempted suicide in the spring of 1961, and received ECT treatment again, but this was unable to prevent his suicide on the morning of July 2, 1961 as a result of a self-inflicted shotgun blast to the head at the age of 61.
Hemingway is said to have donated his entire Cuban estate to Fidel Castro.
In 1996, his granddaughter, actress Margaux Hemingway, took her own life with a drug overdose; she is interred in the same cemetery.
www.voyager.in /Ernest_Hemingway   (5359 words)

  
 Hemingway Resource Center~Welcome
The Ernest Hemingway Resource Center is the most popular internet guide to Hemingway's life and work.
Ernest Hemingway was the most influential writer of the last century.
From time to time we're fortunate enough to interview authors of Hemingway related works or to receive articles by Hemingway aficionados.
www.lostgeneration.com /hrc.htm   (588 words)

  
 Ernest Hemingway's Places LiteraryTraveler.com
Ernest Hemingway was one of the worlds ultimate Literary Travelers.
When we think of Ernest Hemingway we might think of Paris and The Sun Also Rises or Spain and For Whom the Bell Tolls, or Italy and A Farewell to Arms.
In Hemingway's Places we hope to celebrate many of the significant literary sites that belong in some way to the legacy of Ernest Hemingway.
www.literarytraveler.com /hemingway/ernestplaces.htm   (716 words)

  
 IMS: Ernest Hemingway, HarperAudio
In both these excerpts, Hemingway displays in speech the economy of style and almost staccato structure that made him one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century.
Author Ernest Hemingway reads a gripping segment from an untitled "work in progress." Hemingway, who started his career as a newspaperman and foreign correspondent, often set his stories in exotic locations.
The scenes Hemingway describes clearly stem from his own life; he spent summers as a child in the wilderness of upper Michigan, was wounded and decorated for bravery during the First World War, and lived in Paris between the wars.
town.hall.org /Archives/radio/IMS/HarperAudio/012494_harp_ITH.html   (526 words)

  
 Today in History: July 21
Hemingway developed a passion for Spain and for the country's national sport of bullfighting, and he worked there as a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War.
Visit the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Oak Park Web site to learn more about Hemingway's life and work, to take a tour of his birthplace, and to find out about celebrations of his centennial which occurred in 1999.
Hemingway was often vocal about his disdain for these adaptations which are viewed as film classics by less vitriolic critics.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/jul21.html   (1542 words)

  
 An Artisan - Ernest Hemingway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But this is also the creed by which Hemingway lived for the rest of his days, as he sought to "taste everything' and to "live all the way" for forty more adventurous, creative years.
Hemingway boxed, he ran with the bulls in Pamplona, he hunted lion and buffalo on the Serengeti Plain, he fished for trout in Idaho and marlin off Cuba, he skied, boated, survived a car wreck in London, a hurricane at Key West, two plane crashes in Africa.
In the many facets of his personality, Hemingway epitomizes the kind of character which Plato saw playing the Artisan role in society, which Galen named the Sanguine or excitable temperament, and which Myers regarded as the SP or opportunistic type.
www.keirsey.com /hemingway.html   (228 words)

  
 KansasCity.com : Kansas City breaking local news, sports, entertainment, business
Hemingway put th ese Kansas City observations on paper about 1932, when he was already one of the most celebrated of American writers.
As Pauline Hemingway was undergoing a complicated birth, Ernest struggled with the tragic end of A Farewell to Arms.
To examine the letters written by a teen-aged Ernest Hemingway from Kansas City is to encounter pre-Jazz Age moxie committed to paper.
www.kcstar.com /hemingway   (532 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Ernest Hemingway - Books: Meet the Writers
The winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, Ernest Hemingway is one of the true giants of modern American literature.
Hemingway's punchy, pared-down style and ability to zero in on the perfect characterizing detail of a person or scene has influenced every serious novelist of the second half of the 20th century.
While it may not be on par with one of Hemingway’s novels, this “fictional memoir” still has the power to enthrall.
www.barnesandnoble.com /writers/writer.asp?cid=746985   (308 words)

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