Ernest Hemingway and Henry Serrano Villard: In Bassano and Love
Details Hemingway’s budding friendship with fellow volunteer ambulance driver Henry Villard, whom he met in 1918 as they both recuperated in a Milan hospital. Draws numerous connections between the two men, including their age, desire for faraway adventure, stay at Villa Cá Erizzo, hospitalization in Milan, and love for the same American nurse who cared for them, Agnes von Kurowsky. Draws on Villard’s memoirs and Hemingway’s letters and other writings. Features seven black-and-white photographs. In English and Italian.