The Hemingways: An American Tragedy
Meyers reveals some of the more sensational details omitted for legal reasons from his Hemingway: A Biography (1985). Includes information about Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn’s toxic marriage, the decline of Mary Welsh as Hemingway’s caretaker, the dishonesty of Hemingway’s lawyer, Alfred Rice, and the Mayo Clinic’s botched treatment of the author’s depression. Discusses at length Gregory Hemingway’s struggle with mental illness.
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