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The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Charles Scribners' Sons, NY , 1952. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "'The Old Man and the Sea' is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream." [Pub. Info] Slight chipping on the dust jacket. There is a protective mylar cover. Reissue of the 1ST US EDITION.


  • Bookseller: civilizingbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 50FID-142034
  • Title: The Old Man and the Sea
  • Author: Hemingway, Ernest
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribners' Sons, NY
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: American, 20th century, Nobel Prize
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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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