Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway’s Adventures as a World War II Correspondent
Biography focused on Hemingway’s World War II exploits. Mort draws on memoirs and other firsthand accounts, histories, and biographies in his coverage of Hemingway’s work as a war correspondent for Collier’s, D-Day landing at Omaha Beach, involvement in battle, participation in Paris’s liberation, third marriage to fellow journalist and novelist Martha Gellhorn, and budding relationship with journalist and fourth wife Mary Welsh. Mort discusses numerous other war reporters such as Ernie Pyle, Edward R. Murrow, and Walter Cronkite. Briefly examines how Hemingway’s wartime experiences shaped his writing, particularly Across the River and into the Trees.