By: Cameron Sharpless (aka- C-JaZZy)
1 Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois – a suburb of Chicago that has also been home to Edgar Rice Burroughs.
2 Hemingway met J.D Salinger during World War II. Salinger was fighting with the 12th Infantry Regiment.
3 Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable feast, about his life in Paris in the 1920s, was not published until 1964.
4 Hemingway’s son, Patrick, worked as a big-game hunter and ran a safari business in Tanzania.
5 Hemingway only wrote one play called The fifth Column and it is set during the Spanish Civil War.
6 Hemingway was awarded a Bronze Star for his bravery under-fire in World War II when he was a war correspondent.
7 Hemingway left trunks of material in the Paris Ritz in 1928 and did not recover them until 1957.
8 The FBI maintained an open file on Hemingway from World War II onwards.
9 Hemingway’s sister and brother, and also his father committed suicide as well.
10 Ernest Hemingway and his fourth wife Mary are buried in Ketchum’s town cemetery in Idaho.
11. Ernest Hemingway enjoyed lion hunting.
12. Ernest Hemingway was "spied" on by the FBI for many years
13. Ernest Hemingway moved to Cuba to avoid the FBI
14. Ernest Hemingway enjoyed deep sea fishing
15 Ernest Hemingway won a world record for catching fish
16. Ernest Hemingway had 4 wife's
17. He won a Nobel Prize for Literature
18. He committed suicide
19. He had many mental issues
20. He was constantly heckled by people