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The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway.  Ernest Miller Hemingway  Born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois  Served in World War I as an ambulance driver.

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1 The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway

2  Ernest Miller Hemingway  Born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois  Served in World War I as an ambulance driver  Part of the “Lost Generation”  Worked as a newspaper reporter for the Kansas City Star and the Toronto Star  Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954  Married four times and had three sons  Committed suicide on July 2, 1961  FAQs \com/hemfaq.htm#what

3  1926 The Sun Also Rises novel  1927 Men Without Women short stories  1929 A Farewell to Arms novel  1932 The Snows of Kilimanjaro short stories  1935 Green Hills of Africa nonfiction  1940 For Whom the Bell Tolls novel  1952 The Old Man and the Sea novel

4 Ernest Hemingway was a troubled individual with enormous literary talent. He spent his life seeking adventure and love. The restlessness, torment, and heartbreak he experienced made him a tragic figure but also provided compelling subject matter for his writing.

5 Biblio.com. Ernest Hemingway Biography and Notes Web. 17 Sept Bio.com. Ernest Hemingway Biography. A&E Television Web. 17 Sept Hemingway Resource Center. “Frequently Asked Questions.” Web. 17 Sept

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