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Hemingway's Boat Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961

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ISBN-10: 1400075351

ISBN-13: 9781400075355

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul Hendrickson

List price: $27.00
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From a National Book Critics Circle Award winner, a brilliantly conceived and illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that will forever change the way he is perceived and understood.Focusing on the years 1934 to 1961—from Hemingway’s pinnacle as the reigning monarch of American letters until his suicide—Paul Hendrickson traces the writer’s exultations and despair around the one constant in his life during this time: his beloved boat,Pilar.We follow him from Key West to Paris, to New York, Africa, Cuba, and finally Idaho, as he wrestles with his best angels and worst demons. Whenever he could, he returned to his beloved fishing cruiser, to exult in the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Paul Hendrickson, a prizewinning feature writer for the Washington Post, is on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. He has degrees in American literature from St. Louis University and Penn State. Hendrickson's books are Looking for the Light: The Hidden Life and Art of Marion Post Wolcott (a finalist for the 1992 National Book Critics Circle Award); The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War (finalist for the National Book Award in 1996); and Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961.