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Title

"An Apostle for His Work": The Death of Lieutenant Edward Michael McKey

Author

Stephen Bates

Document Type

Article

Citation

Bates, Stephen. “‘An Apostle for His Work’: The Death of Lieutenant Edward Michael McKey.” Hemingway Review 29, no. 2 (Spring 2010): 61-73.

Annotation

Details the work and death of McKey, a passionate leader in the Kitchen Service and the first World War I Red Cross casualty in Italy. Bates draws on letters, government reports, and biographies to discuss the daily operations of the canteen service for which both he and Hemingway had volunteered. Suggests McKey as a possible model for Frederic Henry of A Farewell to Arms.

Published in

Hemingway Review

Volume

29

Issue

2

Date

Spring 2010

Pages

61-73

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