Ernest Hemingway. 1899-1961. The Hemingway home in Oak Park, IL (present day). Hemingway and his family, about 1917. The Kansas City Star reporter. Hemingway in his Red Cross Ambulance Service uniform – an unofficial “lieutenant” – with ribbons for bravery.
Hemingway in his Red Cross Ambulance Service uniform – an unofficial “lieutenant” – with ribbons for bravery
Use short sentences
Use short first paragraphs
Use vigorous English
Be positive, not negative
Passport photo, European correspondent for the Toronto Star Weekly, 1922-23.
With friends and nemeses – the “lost generation” in Paris, Left Bank, about 1922.
Café de Deux Magots (still there today), a favorite haunt of the American expatriates in Paris. “Magot” is French for monkey, not maggot.
First book, a collection of stories featuring Nick Adams, published in paris by a small press
With Sylvia Beach and others outside Shakespeare and Company, a bookstore and hangout spot for the expatriates. The bandage on Hemingway’s forehead is from an unusual accident involving drink, a skylight, and a toilet.
Shakespeare and Company, present day, in a slightly different location from the original store, but still on the Left Bank