Hemingway Lives! (Why Reading Ernest Hemingway Matters Today)
Concise biography geared to a general audience tracing familiar elements of Hemingway’s life and literary accomplishments beginning in Oak Park and ending in Ketchum. Situates many of Hemingway’s novels, short stories, and posthumous works within their historical and cultural milieus, covering such events as World War I, the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the Depression. Novelist and Hollywood screenwriter Clancy Sigal praises the simplicity and beauty of Hemingway’s innovative style and speculates that he will continue to be read for generations because of his consummate storytelling abilities. Includes a timeline of important events and publications but lacks an index.