Ernest Hemingway Biography
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This is one of his famous novels he wrote called "The Old Man and the Sea"
This is Ernest when he was in the military.
This is Ernest in his boat named Pilar.
- Ernest's mom wanted a girl for her first child but instead she got a boy so to solve her problem she would dress Ernest up as a little girl.
- Ernest said that in order for you to be a human you have to have struggles in your life.
- In his life, Ernest had 4 wives.
- Ernest won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1954.
- Hemingway served in world war 1 as an ambulance driver for the Italian army.
- Ernest did not go to college, instead he worked to achieve his one goal of becoming a journalist.
- He wrote "A Farewell to Arms" as a result of the girl he was in love with backing out of a marriage proposal.
- His first wife was Hadley Richardson who he fled to Paris with to later get a job with a foreign correspondent called Star.
- His first Novel was called "The Sun Also Rises", in result to him and Hadley divorcing and a lady named Pauline, who he had an affair with, becoming his second wife.
- After his divorce he then started working on a book of short stories called " Men Without Women".
This is one of many famous quotes from Ernest Hemingway.
This is Ernest hunting in a safari.
This is Ernest in his later years.
More Interesting Facts
- He had his first child in 1928 and it was a boy named Patrick Hemingway.
- He also moved back to America, specifically Florida, after Patrick was born.
- He wrote mostly, but when he wasn't writing he hunted African animals, went deep sea fishing, and/or went to Spain to participate in bullfighting.
- His second Novel " For Whom the Bell Tolls" was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
- Later he wrote a Novel called " The Old Man and the Sea" that actually won the Pulitzer Prize in 1951.
- His greatest accomplishment was writing " The Old Man and the Sea", it was also his most famous novel he has ever written.
- He suffered very deep depression, as well as, liver disease, and high blood pressure.
- His last novel he wrote was " A Movable Feast", as a memoir the years he spent in Paris.
- He committed suicide as well as all the men in his family.
- His style of writing later was recognized as "short sentence", this style of writing is still used today.