Ernest Hemingway

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*Ernest Miller Hemingway was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois.
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*His parents were Clarence and Grace Hemingway
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*In high school, Hemingway worked on his school newspaper,Trapeze and Tabula


*He wrote mainly about sports


*Right after he graduated, he went to work for the Kansas City Star

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*In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve in World War 1


*He was an ambulance driver in the Italian army


*He was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery


*He was injured in war, and met a nurse named Agnes von Kurowsky, who accepted his marriage proposal, but soon left him


*When he went back to the US, he took a job at the Toronto Star

Ernest Hemingway's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
*In Chicago, Hemingway met Hadley Richardson, who became his first official wife


*In 1923, Ernest and Hadley had a son named John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway


*In 1926, Ernest published his first novel, The Sun Also Rises


*After the book was published, Hadley and Hemingway divorced


*Hemingway soon after got married to Pauline Pfeiffer (they were having an affair when he was married to Hadley)

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*When he wasn't writing, he spent a lot of time hunting/fishing


*He divorced and went on to wife number three, Martha Gellhorn


*When the United States entered World War II in 1941, Hemingway served as a correspondent and was present at sever of the war's key moments, including the D-Day landing


*He eventually divorced and moved on to his third and final wife, Mary Welsh


*In 1951, Hemingway finally won the Pulitzer Prize with his most famous book, The Old Man and the Sea





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*He wrote his last novel, A Moveable Feast, and then retired


*Through his retirement, he struggled with deteriorating mental and physical health


*On the morning of July 2, 1961, Ernest commited suicide at his home

More Information

Hemingway left behind his great works. Many authors follow his style of writing. Hemingway left a huge footprint on American Literature.


For more information on Ernest you can go here:


http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/ernest_hemingway.html


http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1954/hemingway-bio.html