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The True Gen: A Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him

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An Intimate Portrait of Ernest Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him
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Published January 29th 1992 by Random House Value Publishing (first published 1987)
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Dara
Less written than compiled, it offers few new insights but plenty of gossip and intrigue from those close to Hemingway (or those who wished they were).
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Seth
It's a funny thing, reading a biography structured so that everyone's utterances are sort of grouped together. I suppose this is the Studs Terkel style, where there's no real narrator/author, making sense of it all. Rather, each friend or enemy of Hemingway's is allowed to sort of shoot off, independent of any guiding objective force. But, of course, it's still interesting. Hemingway had loyal friends and made bitter enemies. Seems pretty clear that there was no one like him. Charasmatic and awf...more
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