Contributor biographical information for A moveable feast : the restored edition / by Ernest Hemingway ; foreword by Patrick Hemingway ; edited with an introduction by Sean Hemingway.


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Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. As part of the expatriate community in 1920s Paris, the former journalist and World War I ambulance driver began a career that led to international fame. Hemingway was an aficionado of bullfighting and big-game hunting, and his main protagonists were always men and women of courage and conviction who suffered unseen scars, both physical and emotional. He covered the Spanish Civil War, portraying it in the novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, and he also covered World War II. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hemingway, Ernest, -- 1899-1961 -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris.
Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Americans -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.