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The Paris Wife
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August 1, 2011
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August 31, 2011

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Kathy McC
Oct 27, 2013 Kathy McC rated it really liked it
Hemingway is one of my favorite authors and,as a result, I have some limited knowledge of his personal life. While his accomplishments and his personal relationship have been well documented, this book is written as historical fiction, and has made their story a compelling read by providing possible thoughts, feelings and conversations. I really enjoyed the conversation and excerpts surrounding The Sun Also Rises, as it is my favorite Hemingway novel. It was also fun to speculate about the con ...more
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4 1/2 stars. This is a fictional account told from the perspective of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, Hadley. During their marriage, he struggled to publish his first stories and write his first novels. During their "Paris years", life was grand, as they regularly rubbed elbows with other writing greats and others in the art world. It was interesting to read about and imagine his intensity, which was balanced by Hadley's stability-providing support.

The second half of the book so successfully evo
Jan 31, 2012 Nancy rated it liked it
It's hard to stay interested when you know the outcome.....
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A fictional account of Hemingway's first marriage and their time in Paris. This is the flip side of Hemingway's own A Moveable Feast.
Oct 03, 2011 Jill rated it it was ok
i found the book easy to put down and somewhat boring. I was disappointed.
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