Hemingway’s Paris and Pamplona, Then, and Now: A Personal Memoir
Biography/memoir. Burgess traces Hemingway’s footsteps through Paris and Pamplona, uncovering the appeal of these locales to the young expatriate. Discusses Hemingway’s embellishment of fact in his writing, focusing on the real-life, people, places, and events he used as the basis for The Sun Also Rises. Burgess draws on memoirs, correspondence, and his own 1959 meeting with Hemingway in Pamplona to reveal the man beneath the public persona. Burgess closes by revisiting Hemingway’s favorite haunts today and assessing his continuing literary legacy. Also published as a condensed E-Book version: Meeting Hemingway in Pamplona: A personal Memoir. Chattahoochee, FL: Spyglass Publications, 2013. Excerpts also published in 2nd & Church 5 (Summer 2014).