Ernest Hemingway

By: Danielle Wills

Interesting Facts About Ernest Hemingway

1.)Ernest Hemingway born in 1899 was an American author and journalist.
2.)Ernest Hemingway's distinctive writing style influences 20th- century fiction, as did his life of adventure and public image.

3.)Ernest Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s. 4.)Ernest Hemingway way won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.

5.)Many of Ernest Hemingway's works are classics of American literature.

6.)Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois

7.)Ernest Millers parents were Clarence and Grace Hemingway.

8.)In high school, Hemingway worked on his school newspaper,Trapeze and Tabula, writing primarily about sports.

9.)Immediately after graduation, Ernest Emingway went to work for the Kansas City Star.

10.)In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve in World War I as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army.

11.)For his service, he was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery.

12.)Ernest Hemingway soon sustained injuries that landed him in a hospital in Milan.

13.)In, the hospital, Milan he met a nurse named Agnes Von Kurowsky, who soon accepted his proposal of marriage.

14.)Agnes Von Kurowsky later left him for another man.

15.)When Agnes Von Kurowsky left him, it devastated the young writer but provided fodder for his works "A Very Short Story" and, more famously, A Farewell to Arms.

16.)It was in Chicago that Hemingway met Hadley Richardson, the woman who would become his first wife.

17.)Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Richardson married and quickly moved to Paris, where Hemingway worked as a foreign correspondent for the Star.

18.)In Paris, Hemingway soon became a key part of what Gertrude Stein would famously call "The Lost Generation."

19.)With Stein as his mentor, Hemingway made the acquaintance of many of the great writers and artists of his generation, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald,Ezra Pound, Pablo Picasso and James Joyce.

20.)In 1923, Hemingway and Hadley had a son, John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway.

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