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624 pages, Paperback
First published February 29, 2000
Hemingway was wearing a red plaid wool shirt, a figured wool necktie, a tan wool sweater-vest, a brown tweed jacket tight across the back and with sleeves too short for his arms, gray flannel slacks. Argyle socks, and loafers, and he looked bearish, cordial and constricted. (p224)Wow! It’s going to be difficult to recover from such a description. Let’s hope Ross actually talks about Hemingway’s writing, his ideas and philosophy.