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Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961 by Paul Hendrickson - First edition - 2011 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) and Biblio.com

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Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961

by Paul Hendrickson

Condition: Fine/fine


New York: Knopf , 2011. First edition. Hardback. Fine/fine. Fine in fine dust jacket. First edition. Hardcover. 530 pp. with index, bibliography. Illustrated. "A brilliantly conceiver and illuminationg reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway, focusing on the years 1934-1961 and tracing the writer's exhultations and despair around the one constant in his life during this time: his beloved boat Pilar."


Paul Hendrickson’s previous book, Sons of Mississippi, won the 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction. Since 1998 he has been on the faculty of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania. For two decades before that he was a staff writer at The Washington Post. Among his other books are Looking for the Light: The Hidden Life and Art of Marion Post Wolcott (1992 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) and The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War (1996 finalist for the National Book Award). He has been the recipient of writing fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lyndhurst Foundation, and the Alicia Patterson Foundation. In 2009 he was a joint visiting professor of documentary practice at Duke University and of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the father of two grown sons and lives with his wife, Cecilia, outside Philadelphia.




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