Ernest Hemingway

A Life

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Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois.

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His full name is Ernest Miller Hemingway.

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He was a reporter for the Kansas City Star.

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Later, Ernest became a volunteer for an ambulance unit in WW1.

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After that, he was a journalist in Chicago.

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He was awarwded The Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.

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His 1st book was "3 Stories and 10 Poems" in 1923.

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His 2nd book was "In Our Time" in 1924.

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His most famous book, and possibly his greatest book, was "The Sun Also Rises" in 1926.

Other major works by him include "Death in the Afternoon", "The Green Hills of Africa", and "To Have and Have Not".

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Ernest Hemingway's father, Clarence Edmonds Hemingway, commited suicide in 1928.

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When he was young, his mother would dress him up as a girl.

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In 1921, Ernest moved to Paris to be an article writer for "The Toronto Star".

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He was in 2 plane crashes.

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Ernest received 3rd degree burns after a fishing expedition.

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He was diagnosed with a genetic disease that gives him suicidal thoughts because of his father.

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In 1961, Ernest Hemingway comitted suicide.

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Many critics thought that Ernest did not write with any emotion.

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Ernest Hemingway started out writing short stories.

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His book, "A Farewell To Arms", was inspired by a love affair he had with a nurse during his stay at the hospital.

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