The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway’s Hurricane: The Great Florida Keys Storm of 1935

Author

Phil Scott

Document Type

Book

Citation

Scott, Phil. Hemingway’s Hurricane: The Great Florida Keys Storm of 1935. Camden, ME: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Annotation

Thorough account of the hurricane that struck Key West, killing over six hundred World War I veterans assigned there to build a highway for tourism. Briefly recounts Hemingway’s involvement, using the Pilar to search the Upper Keys for survivors and expressing his outrage regarding the governmental negligence through his essay, “Who murdered the Vets?”. Sources include contemporary magazine and newspaper articles, interviews, and survivor depositions.

Date

2006

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