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The Resource Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend, Steve Paul

Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend, Steve Paul

Label
Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend
Title
Hemingway at eighteen
Title remainder
the pivotal year that launched an American legend
Statement of responsibility
Steve Paul
Title variation
Hemingway at 18
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an eighteen-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry into the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Illinois, were heading to college, Hemingway couldn't make up his mind and eventually chose to begin a career in writing and journalism at the Kansas City Star, one of the great newspapers of its day. In six and a half months at the Star, Hemingway experienced a compressed, streetwise alternative to a college education that opened his eyes to urban violence, the power of literature, the hard work of writing, and a constantly swirling stage of human comedy and drama. The Kansas City experience led Hemingway into the Red Cross ambulance service in Italy, where, two weeks before his nineteenth birthday, he was dangerously wounded at the front"--Dust jacket
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10599486
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paul, Steve
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
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Hendrickson, Paul
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True
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  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Authors, American
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the pivotal year that launched an American legend
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Label
Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend, Steve Paul
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Paul Hendrickson -- Introduction -- Prologue -- Summer of indecision -- Creative cauldron -- "The morally strenuous life" -- "The insignificance of self" -- A lack of vices -- The "great litterateur" -- A suicide, a flea, a vile place -- The ambulance run -- Crime and punishment -- The war beckons -- "Snap and wallop" -- "You see things" -- At the Piave -- Lies and disillusionment -- Coda
Control code
ocn973810036
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 230 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613739716
Lccn
2017007515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973810036
Label
Hemingway at eighteen : the pivotal year that launched an American legend, Steve Paul
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Paul Hendrickson -- Introduction -- Prologue -- Summer of indecision -- Creative cauldron -- "The morally strenuous life" -- "The insignificance of self" -- A lack of vices -- The "great litterateur" -- A suicide, a flea, a vile place -- The ambulance run -- Crime and punishment -- The war beckons -- "Snap and wallop" -- "You see things" -- At the Piave -- Lies and disillusionment -- Coda
Control code
ocn973810036
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 230 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613739716
Lccn
2017007515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973810036

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