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Hemingway on Hunting

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  97 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Ernest Hemingway’s lifelong zeal for hunting is reflected in his masterful works of fiction, from his famous account of an African safari in “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” to passages about duck hunting in Across the River and into the Trees. For Hemingway, hunting was more than just a passion; it was a means through which to explore our humanity and man’s rela ...more
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Published December 11th 2012 by Scribner (first published 2001)
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Yong Lee
A collection of magazine articles and book excerpts. Except for the short on Francis Macomber, all rather forgettable.
Philip Shirley
Eclectic sorting of good passages of his work.
Hemingway on Hunting by Ernest Hemingway (Lyons Press 2001)(818.0) features excerpts from Hemingway's writing about hunting. There is an introduction by Sean Hemingway and a forward by Patrick Hemingway, so the great man's estate is obviously on board. This is a companion book to Hemingway on Fishing. I'll take Robert Ruark's stories about hunting and fishing over those of Papa H any day. My rating: 4/10, read 1/19/11.
Curt Bozif
Beautiful excerpts on hunting from larger works. Most passages are about big game hunting in Africa. Not much about deer hunting in the Americas, which was what I was looking for. Nice none the less.
Ryan ZumMallen
Hunting awesome animals like lions, bears, buffalo and leopards is super awesome.
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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 collec ...more
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