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The Only Thing That Counts: The Ernest Hemingway-Maxwell Perkins Correspondence
In 1924, F. Scott Fitzgerald told his editor Maxwell Perkins about a young American expatriate in Paris, an unknown writer with a brilliant future. When Perkins wrote to Ernest Hemingway several months later, he began a correspondence spanning more than two decades and charting the career of one of the most influential American authors of this century. The letters collecte ...more
Paperback, 372 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by University of South Carolina Press
(first published 1996)
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I thought Hemingway's lettering to be rather bland and dull. I was happy to find this at the library, but it was quite disappointing, to say the least. For the most part all he talked about was his manuscripts and how much money he thought he was due for his short stories. I was hoping for something more personal and sharing.
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 ...moreMore about Ernest Hemingway...