Hemingway’s Guns: The Sporting Arms of Ernest Hemingway
Thoroughly researched descriptive guide to Hemingway’s extensive collection of guns, revealing much about the author and his sporting life along the way. Argues that Hemingway’s inclination for quality and functionality reflected his high level of expertise. Traces Hemingway’s lifelong use of and fascination with firearms beginning with his introduction by his father at just two-and-a-half years old. Includes short excerpts from letters and works such as Green Hills of Africa and Under Kilimanjaro as well as over one hundred black-and-white photographs of Hemingway hunting and shooting with family, friends, and celebrities.