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The Old Man and the Sea - (Hemingway Library Edition) by Ernest Hemingway

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  • Ernest Hemingway's most beloved and popular novel ever, with millions of copies sold--now featuring early drafts and supplementary material as well as a personal foreword by the only living son of the author, Patrick Hemingway, and an introduction by the author's grandson Seán Hemingway.
  • About the Author: Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time.
  • 160 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Classics
  • Series Name: Hemingway Library Edition

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Ernest Hemingway's most beloved and popular novel ever, with millions of copies sold--now featuring early drafts and supplementary material as well as a personal foreword by the only living son of the author, Patrick Hemingway, and an introduction by the author's grandson Seán Hemingway.

The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth-century classic. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novel confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.



About the Author



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. His classic novel The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. His life and accomplishments are explored in-depth in the PBS documentary film from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway. Known for his larger-than-life personality and his passions for bullfighting, fishing, and big-game hunting, he died in Ketchum, Idaho on July 2, 1961.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.5 Inches (H) x 5.6 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics
Series Title: Hemingway Library Edition
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Format: Hardcover
Author: Ernest Hemingway
Language: English
Street Date: July 21, 2020
TCIN: 79428699
UPC: 9781476787848
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-0781
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.6 pounds
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