Ernest Hemingway

Author, Journalist

Ernest Hemingway was one of America’ s foremost journalists and authors. A winner of both the Pulitzer Prize (1953) and the Nobel Prize for Literature (1954), Hemingway is widely credited with driving a fundamental shift in prose writing in the early twentieth century. As an American expatriate in Paris in the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway achieved international fame with such literary works as The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and the Sea, and For Whom the Bell Tolls, which depicts his experience as a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War....

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  • But he had. And although Pauline’s family wealth had little if anything to do with her attractiveness, it nonetheless brought a welcome change to Hemingway’s situation. Her uncle Gus, a bachelor who doted on Pauline, was a cosmetics magnate who would provide useful financial support to the Hemingways throughout their married life. Pauline was also a Catholic, and this no doubt raised some memories for Hemingway of being wounded and receiving absolution from a priest in Italy—a priest who routinely assumed that wounded men must be Catholics. From about this time forward Hemingway thought of himself as a Catholic, although he admitted he was not a particularly good one.

    Terry MortThe Hemingway Patrols

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