Ernest Hemingway

Biography

Interesting Facts

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While serving as an abulence driver in WW1, he,despite over 200 pieces of shrapnel being lodged in his legs, still managed to carry another wounded soldier back to the first aid station; along the way he was hit in the legs by several machine gun bullets.
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He fought in the Spanish Civil War.
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Hemingway was a cat lover. He got his first cat from a ship's captain in Key West, Florida, where he lived for many years. This cat, which may have been a Maine Coon, had extra toes.

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Hemingway was married 4 different times, with several affairs.
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He referred to the Kansas Star's style guide as a foundation for his writing: "Use short sentences. Use short first paragraphs. Use vigorous English. Be positive, not negative."

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