The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961

Document Type

Book

Citation

Hendrickson, Paul. Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Annotation

Biography covering Hemingway’s middle and final years using unconventional methods (e.g. occasional first-person narration by the biographer and structure based on the author’s frequent returns to his beloved boat Pilar) and resources (e.g. testimony of little-known acquaintances) to craft a new portrait hailed by critics as both sympathetic and devastating. Addresses events not well-covered by other biographers, such as Hemingway’s relationship with his mentally ill son Gregory.

Date

2011

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