Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend / Steve Paul.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library||921 HEMINGWAY (Text)||78731000501951||New NF||Checked out||11/20/2017|
- ISBN: 9781613739716
- ISBN: 1613739710
- Physical Description: xxiii, 230 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2017.
- Copyright: ℗♭2017.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| "In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an eighteen-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry into the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Illinois, were heading to college, Hemingway couldn't make up his mind and eventually chose to begin a career in writing and journalism at the Kansas City Star, one of the great newspapers of its day. In six and a half months at the Star, Hemingway experienced a compressed, streetwise alternative to a college education that opened his eyes to urban violence, the power of literature, the hard work of writing, and a constantly swirling stage of human comedy and drama. The Kansas City experience led Hemingway into the Red Cross ambulance service in Italy, where, two weeks before his nineteenth birthday, he was dangerously wounded at the front"--Dust jacket.
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|Subject:||Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 > Childhood and youth.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.