"Dear Dos/Dear Hem"—Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos: A Turbulent Relationship in Turbulent Times
Chronicles their troubled relationship from their initial meeting in Paris in 1924 to Hemingway’s death in 1961. Traces their development as authors within a politically charged era and identifies personal jealousy and divergent political ideologies involving the Spanish Civil War as eventually coming between the two by the late 1930s. Frequent references to The Spanish Earth and For Whom the Bell Tolls.
John Dos Passos: Biography and Critical Essays