Bassano, Ca’ Erizzo, The Brenta in Ernest Hemingway’s Heart
Discusses the influence of the young Hemingway’s experiences at the Italian front on his writing, including his brief stay at Villa Cá Erizzo (current site of the Hemingway Museum). Cover’s Hemingway’s wounding at Fossalta, introduction to fellow ambulance driver John Dos Passos, and weaving of the region’s history and culture into his later fiction. Draws on “The Passing of Pickles McCarty,” A Farewell to Arms, Across the River and into the Trees, and others. Features seven black-and-white photographs. In English and Italian.