Sunday, October 14, 2012

Looking Back At Hemingway's Time In Idaho

Ashley Smith at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho looks back on the time the late great writer Ernest Hemingway spent in Idaho.

Every Hemingway fan knows the story of how the author came to Sun Valley for the first time in September 1939, invited to represent the outdoors appeal of the resort in promotional material. Fans make the pilgrimage to Room 206 at the lodge where he wrote part of his novel, “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”

But the stories that don’t appear in biographies or the documentaries are the brief interactions that happened next to creeks and in fields near Shoshone and Hagerman and Twin Falls, where Hemingway met fellow bird hunters and lovers of the outdoors.

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