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The Old Man and the Sea by  Ernest Hemingway - Hardcover - Reprint - 1958 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

Condition: Pale blue cloth. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket


London: Jonathan Cape Thirty Bedford Square, 1958. Reprint. 127 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Pale blue cloth. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket. Reprint. 127 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed on flyleaf: "To Solange Doernie/ With all best wishes/ Ernest Hemingway"


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 227023
  • Title: The Old Man and the Sea
  • Author: Hemingway, Ernest
  • Format/binding:127 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Pale blue cloth. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape Thirty Bedford Square
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1958
  • Keywords: American | Ernest Hemingway
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


Book summary

The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway, written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

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On Mar 6 2014, said:
  "The Old Man and The Sea is an excellent novella for someone to read looking to get away from the troubles of life only to find that some troubles lead to the greatest reward of even though the reward is only a small amount."

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