Ernest Hemingway

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1.Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899.

2.He won the nobel prize in literature in 1954.

3.Early in 1918 Hemingway responded to a Red Cross recruitment effort in Kansas City and signed on to become an ambulance driver in Italy.

4. In the summer of 1959 he visited Spain to research a series of bullfighting articles.

5. In 1946 he married Mary.

6. In a 1945 car accident he smashed his knee and sustained another deep wound on his forehead.

7.On August 25 he was present at the liberation of Paris.

8.In 1937 Hemingway agreed to report on the Spanish Civil War.

9.In the late spring Hemingway and Pauline traveled to Kansas City, where their son Patrick was born on June 28, 1928.

10.During the early 1930s Hemingway spent his winters in Key West and summers in Wyoming, where he found "the most beautiful country he had seen in the American West".





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11.After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army.

12.During the twenties, Hemingway became a member of the group of expatriate Americans in Paris.

13.He won a Pulitzer prize for his book The Old Man and the Sea (1952).

14.Ernest Hemingway ranks as the most famous of twentieth-century American writers.

15.On 1918 Ernest Hemingway was struck by a motor while serving on the Italian front.

16.Hemingway’s son, Patrick, worked as a big-game hunter and ran a safari business in Tanzania.

17.Hemingway was awarded a Bronze Star for his bravery under-fire in World War II when he was a war correspondent.

18.Hemingway’s sister,brother,and also his father committed suicide as well.

19.His first books include ‘Three stories and Ten Poems’ (1923), ‘In Our Time’ (1924) and ‘The Torrents of Spring’.

20. Ernest had to pay a hefty fine for blasting an endangered bird to bits.

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