Walking into the river: a novel

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Simon & Schuster, Oct 1, 1992 - Fiction - 282 pages
A poignant, beautifully written, brutally honest first novel by the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, about a woman's death-defying battle with alcoholism and insanity--and her courage to prevail.

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A first novel by Ernest Hemingway's granddaughter, with the requisite dim biographical echoes and a touch of Hemingway-iana, like sport-fishing and the African big-game hunting scene. But that's where ... Read full review

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First novelist Hemingway (granddaughter of you-know-who) tells a familiar and sometimes compelling tale of a girl coming of age in a violently alcoholic home. How autobiographical Eva's life story is ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Lorian Hemingway is the author of "Walking into the River, " a novel, and "Walk on Water, " a memoir. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including "Rolling Stone, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, The Oxford American, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, " and the "Chicago Tribune." A granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, she lives in Seattle.

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