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The Old Man and the Sea by  Ernest HEMINGWAY - 1990 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

The Old Man and the Sea

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Condition: fine


New York: Limited Editions Club, 1990. hardcover. fine. Eisenstaedt, Alfred. Illustrated with 5 photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Introduction by Charles Scribner. 82 pages. Thick oblong folio, bound in blue goatskin & linen; black suede-lined clamshell slipcase. (New York: Limited Editions Club, 1990). A fine copy in a fine box. Limited edition of 600 numbered copies signed by Eisenstaedt.


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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  "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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