Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, 339 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, Stati Uniti
Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201 Scoville Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, Stati Uniti
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, Stati Uniti
1301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
1 E. 62nd St, 10065, NYC, NY, USA
Hemingway Preserve, 165 Kilpatrick Bridge Rd, Bellevue, ID 83313, Stati Uniti
Ketchum Cemetery, 1026 N Main St, Ketchum, ID 83340, Stati Uniti
Windemere, 6945 Lake Grove Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770, Stati Uniti
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. Identified with the Lost Generation. His economical and understated style—which he termed the Iceberg Theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short-story collections, and two non-fiction works. Three of his novels, four short story collections, and three non-fiction works were published posthumously. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature.
Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After high school, he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian Front to enlist as an ambulance driver in World War I. In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home. His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms (1929).
In 1921, he married Hadley Richardson, the first of what would be four wives. The couple moved to Paris, where he worked as a foreign correspondent and fell under the influence of the modernist writers and artists of the 1920s "Lost Generation" expatriate community. His debut novel, The Sun Also Rises, was published in 1926. Hemingway took what Carlos Baker describes as ‘a cordial dislike’ to Glenway Wescott, especially to his bogus English accent. In The Sun Also Rises he briefly caricatured Wescott as the young novelist Robert Prentiss. When the author’s mother publicly commented on the pessimism of the novel, ‘No doubt, said Ernest sourly, Grace wished that her son Ernie were Glenway Wescott or some highly respectable Fairy Prince with an English accent and a taste for grandmothers.’
1 E. 62nd St, NYC
1301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL
After his 1927 divorce from Richardson, Hemingway married Pauline Pfeiffer; they divorced after he returned from the Spanish Civil War, where he had been a journalist. He based For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) on his experience there. Martha Gellhorn became his third wife in 1940; they separated after he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II. He was present at the Normandy landings and the liberation of Paris.
Shortly after the publication of The Old Man and the Sea (1952), Hemingway went on safari to Africa, where he was almost killed in two successive plane crashes that left him in pain or ill-health for much of the rest of his life. Hemingway maintained permanent residences in Key West, Florida (in the 1930s) and Cuba (in the 1940s and 1950s). In 1959, he bought a house in Ketchum, Idaho, where, in mid-1961 he shot himself in the head.
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