Incorporating fascinating new research, Mary Dearborn's revelatory investigation of Hemingway's life and work substantially deepens our understanding of the artist and the man.
A St. Louis Post Dispatch Best Book of the Year
The "most fully faceted portrait of Hemingway now available" (The Washington Post
) draws on a wide array of never-before-used material, resulting in the most nuanced biography to date of this complex, enigmatic artist.
Considered in his time the greatest living American writer, Hemingway was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize whose personal demons undid him in the end, and whose novels and stories have influenced the writing of fiction for generations after his death.