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Author Hendrickson, Paul, 1944-
Title Hemingway's boat : everything he loved in life, and lost, 1934-1961 / Paul Hendrickson
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  813.52 H373hec 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101451469
Edition 1st ed
Descript viii, 532 p. : frontispiece, photos ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Amid so much ruin, still the beauty -- Getting her. American light ; That boat ; Gone to firewood ; States of rapture -- When she was new, 1934-1935. Home ; Shadow story ; High summer ; Catching fish ; On being shot again ; Outside worlds ; Exuberating, and then the jackals of his mind -- Before. Edens lost and darkness visible -- Old men at the edge of the sea : Ernest/Gigi/Walter Houk, 1949-1952 and after. Moments supreme ; Facet of his character ; The gallantry of an aging machine ; Braver than we knew ; In spite of everything ; "Necrotic" ; What he had ; Reenactment -- Hunger of memory -- On the curious afterlife of Pilar
An assessment of the decades before Ernest Hemingway's suicide reveals the key life moments that occurred on board his beloved boat, "Pilar," from celebrations with friends and romantic liaisons to the dissolutions of marriages and withdrawals from society
Subject Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Journalists -- United States -- Biography
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