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Looking for Hemingway: Spain, The Bullfights and a Final Rite of Passage

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In 1959, the most famous literary figure of his time set out in the twilight of his life to recapture his early success in the 1920s. The experience tested all the credos of bravery and grace under pressure he had lived by. Just months before turning sixty, Ernest Hemingway headed for Spain to write a new epilogue for his bullfighting classic Death in the Afternoon, as wel ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 16th 2016 by Lyons Press
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"Looking for Hemingway" fills in the behind the scenes stories that Hemingway left out of his book, "The Dangerous Summer," published posthumously in 1985. Hemingway said more than once in his book that he’d already written the story, a reference to "The Sun Also Rises." Hemingway was in Spain during the summer of 1959 to cover a mano a mano bullfight between brothers-in laws for Life magazine. He was staying at La Consula, a mansion in Malaga, as guests of Annie and Bill Davis. There’s not much ...more
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TONY CASTRO is a Harvard and Baylor University-educated historian, Napoleon Bonaparte scholar and the author of the landmark civil rights history "Chicano Power: The Emergence of Mexican America," which Publishers Weekly acclaimed as “brilliant… a valuable contribution to the understanding of our time.”

Tony's newest book, 'Mantle: The Best There Ever Was,' was recently released by Rowman & Lit