Ernest Hemingway: A New Life
Biography geared to general readers, students, and scholars offering a balanced portrait of Hemingway’s life and evolving art through a variety of critical perspectives. Hutchisson covers all stages of Hemingway’s life and writings from Oak Park to Ketchum, focusing on the influence of wives, lovers, and geographic locale on his writing. Discusses Hemingway’s complex medical history and lifelong battle with depression, contending that the author’s medical condition contributed more than anything else to his suicide. Draws on manuscripts, correspondence, family histories, medical records, and other archived material. Includes over twenty black-and-white photographs along with extensive endnotes and index.