The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition

By: Hemingway, Ernest

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Book club edition. 1/4 inch tear and faint crease along jacket base, jacket spine faded. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 650 pp. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. Foreword by John, Patrick, & Gregory Hemingway. Photo of Hemingway by Man Ray on rear dust jacket panel. Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. This collection, The Short Stories, originally published in 1938, is definitive. Among these forty-nine short stories are Hemingway's earliest efforts, written when he was a young foreign correspondent in Paris, and such masterpieces as Hills Like White Elephants, The Killers, The Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomber, and The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the American Midwest, this collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style -- from the plain, bald language of his first story, Up in Michigan, to the seamless prose and spare, eloquent pathos of A Clean, Well-Lighted Place to the expansive solitude of the Big Two-Hearted River stories. These stories showcase the singular talent of a master, the most important American writer of the twentieth century. CONTENTS: The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; The Capital of the World; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; Old Man at the Bridge; Up in Michigan; On the Quai at Smyrna; Indian Camp; The Doctor and the Doctors Wife; The End of Something; The Three-Day Blow; The Battler; A Very Short Story; Soldier's Home; The Revolutionist; Mr. and Mrs. Elliot; Cat in the Rain; Out of Season; Cross-Country Snow; My Old Man; Big Two-Hearted River: Part 1; Big Two-Hearted River: Part 2; The Undefeated; In Another Country; Hills Like White Elephants; The Killers; Che Ti Dice La Patria?; Fifty Grand; A Simply Enquiry; Ten Indians; A Canary for One; An Alpine Idyll; A Pursuit Race; Today is Friday; Banal Story; Now I Lay Me; After the Storm; A Clean, Well-Lighted Place; The Light of the World; God Rest You Merry, Gentelmen; The Sea Change; A Way You'll Never Be; The Mother of a Queen; One Reader Writes; Homage to Switzerland; A Day's Wait; A Natural History of the Dead; Wine of Wyoming; The Gambler, The Nun, and the Radio; Fathers and Sons.

Title: The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition

Author: Hemingway, Ernest

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, Nobel Prize Winners, Short Stories, American,

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2281597

Keywords: CLASSICS LITERATURE SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY COLLECTION COLLECTED WORKS AMERICAN FICTION FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR,