The Resource Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961, Nicholas Reynolds, (electronic resource)

Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961, Nicholas Reynolds, (electronic resource)

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Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961
Title
Writer, sailor, soldier, spy
Title remainder
Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Reynolds
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Language
eng
Summary
A former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum unveils the shocking, untold story of Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II. While he was the curator of the CIA Museum, Nicholas Reynolds, a longtime military intelligence expert, began to discover tantalizing clues that suggested Ernest Hemingway's involvement in the Second World War was much more complex and dangerous than has been previously understood. Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy brings to light for the first time this riveting secret side of Hemingway's life-when he worked closely with both the American OSS, a precursor to the CIA, and the Soviet NKVD, the USSR's forerunner to the KGB to defeat Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. Reynolds dig deep into Hemingway's involvement in World War II, from his recruitment by both the Americans and the Soviets-who valued Hemingway for his journalistic skills and access to sources-through his key role in gaining tactical intelligence for the Allies during the liberation of Paris, to his later doubts about communist ideology and his undercover work in Cuba. As he examines the links between his work as a spy and as an author, Reynolds reveals how Hemingway's wartime experiences shook his faith in literature and contributed to the writer's block that plagued him for much of the final two decades of his life. Reynolds also illuminates how those same experiences also informed one of Hemingway's greatest works-The Old Man and the Sea-the final novel published during his lifetime. A unique portrait as fast-paced and exciting as the best espionage thrillers, Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy illuminates a hidden side of a revered artist and is a thrilling addition to the annals of World War II
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Reynolds, Nicholas E
Dewey number
818/.5203
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Fred Sanders
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
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  • Sanders, Fred
  • hoopla digital
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  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Espionage, American
  • Authors, American
  • World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961, Nicholas Reynolds, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11782114
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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MWT11782114
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 15 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11782114
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sound
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11782114
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Label
Writer, sailor, soldier, spy : Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, 1935-1961, Nicholas Reynolds, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11782114
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11782114
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11782114
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11782114
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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