20 interesting facts
1.He wanted to fight in World War I, but was denied due to his wretched eye sight.
2.Ernest killed himself with his favorite shotgun, purchased from Abercrombie & Fitch.
3.Hemingway;s brother founded a nation off the coast of Jamaica that consisted of a raft and 7 citizens. It had currency, postage, and a constitution.
4.There's an Ernest Hemingway lookalike society that holds yearly contests.
5.He's was a failed a spy.
6.He stole a urinal from his favorite bar.
7.His mother dressed him up like a girl until was four.
8.He once published a recipe for appple pie.
9.During his 62 years he married 4 times, and divirced 3 times.
10.He used machine guns on sharks to keep them from eating his catch.
11.American actor Orson Welles and Ernest Hemingway becamegreatfriends after getting into a fist-fight with eachother in a theater.
12.He once hit a critic for gave him a bad review on one of his books.
13.He once said that he can't think of any other way to spend money than on Champagne.
14.According to him, his eyelids were very thin,so he would always wake at daybreak.
15.He liked to write while standing up.
16.Suicide was a family tradition.