Sunday, July 21, 2013
Happy Birthday To Ernest Hemingway
Happy birthday to the late great writer Ernest Hemingway.
Biography.com notes that Hemingway was born on July July 21, 1899, in Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois.
Ernest Hemingway served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time. He was renowned for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Old Man and the Sea, which won the 1953 Pulitzer. In 1954, Hemingway won the Nobel Prize. He committed suicide on July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho.
You can read the rest of the piece about Hemingway's life and work and watch a bio clip via the below link:
Hemingway is one of my favorite writers and you can read my column about Hemingway and crime via the below link: