Ernest Hemingway


Born
in Oak Park, Illinois, The United States
July 21, 1899

Died
July 02, 1961

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Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections and two non-fiction works. Three novels, four collections of short stories and three non-fiction works were published posthumously. Many of these are considered classics of American literature.

Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and after high school he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian
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Polls

July 2017 Short Story Poll

 
  86 votes, 25.8%

 
  61 votes, 18.3%

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, 109 pages 1952
 
  43 votes, 12.9%

 
  38 votes, 11.4%

Summer by Edith Wharton, 127 pages, 1917
 
  31 votes, 9.3%

Chess Story by Stefan Zweig, 104 pages, 1941
 
  26 votes, 7.8%

To Build a Fire by Jack London, 32 pages, 1903
 
  16 votes, 4.8%

A Worn Path by Eudora Welty, 32 pages, 1941
 
  13 votes, 3.9%

 
  13 votes, 3.9%

 
  6 votes, 1.8%

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