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Ballantine Books, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 702 pages
Lynn penetrates the Hemingway persona, exploding the lies, exposing the real brutalities that fed his self-destruction, and masterfully bringing to life the writer whose desperate struggle to exorcise his demons produced some of the greatest American fiction.

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I especially enjoyed this book because I had always wondered how a small group of authors who knew each other in the 1920s, many who spent time in the Paris of the period, became so important in ... Read full review


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This intelligent, lively, mean-sprited biography of Hemingway gives us virtually no new factual material. Still, by virtue (or vice) of its single-minded psychological reductionism and its ... Read full review

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