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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • War,
  • American War stories

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Edition Notes

StatementErnest Hemingway ; edited and with an introduction by Seán Hemingway ; foreword by Patrick Hemingway
ContributionsHemingway, Séan A., Hemingway, Patrick
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26884269M
ISBN 100743243293

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  Ernest Hemingway loved the hunt. Here he stands beside a marlin he caught off the coasts of Cuba. Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Ernest Hemingway saw life as a losing battle. Though life would beat you and shred you and knock your teeth in, Hemingway thought he could save his dignity by living dangerously, but bravely. “Hemingway on war”, Scribner Book Company I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes. Hemingway on War Ernest Hemingway, Author, Sean Hemingway, Editor, Sean Hemingway, Introduction by Scribner Book Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.   Hemingway at War is about much more than Hemingway, offering what some might think of as padding, but I found Mort’s character sketches and descriptions of momentous events that were the backdrop to the Hemingway story to be interesting and informative. This is a well-written and well-researched book that will interest admirers of Hemingway, as well as Author: Terry Mort.

Ernest Hemingway witnessed many of the seminal conflicts of the twentieth century—from his post as a Red Cross ambulance driver during World War I to his nearly twenty-five years as a war correspondent for The Toronto Star—and he recorded them with matchless power. This landmark volume brings together Hemingway’s most important and timeless writings about the nature of 4/5(1).   From his essay “Notes on the Next War”: They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.   Hemingway and Irvens in Spain Photo: JFK Library. During the spring of Paris became the great staging area for journalists on their way to the Spanish Civil War, and a centre for Author: Steve Newman Writer.   In , Ernest Hemingway wrote five short stories about World War II, including “A Room on the Garden Side,” saying they could be published after he died. Three remain.