Hemingway on Hunting

Hemingway on Hunting

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Baker & Taylor
Presents a tribute to Hemingway's passion for game hunting retracing his various expeditions throughout the world, from the snow of Kilimanjaro to his American adventures.

Globe Fearon Co
Chronicles Ernest Hemingway's lifelong zeal for the hunting life, from the plains of Africa to the American West.

& Taylor

The creator of Hemingway on Fishing returns with a loving tribute to the writerÆs passion for game hunting, retracing his various expeditions throughout the world, from the snow of Kilamanjaro to his American adventures.

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, 2001
ISBN: 9781585743711
Branch Call Number: 813.52 HEM
Characteristics: xxxvi, 296 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hemingway, Sean A.


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chrisbaskous Feb 07, 2014

Summer. After returning from the Italian front of World War I, EH summers at Walloon Lake and hunts in the autumn around Petoskey, Michigan.

Shoots quail in the prairies of Thrace while covering the Greco-Turkish war.

March. Begins A Farewell to Arms (1929), which includes EH’s recollections of bird shooting in the woods of the Abruzzi, Italy.

August–September. Travels to see Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Teton Mountains—his first taste of the West.

Fall. Hunts quail in Piggott, Arkansas.

Fall–Winter. First visit to Charles Nordquist’s L-Bar-T ranch in Wyoming. Shoots two grizzly bears using a dead horse as bait. Around this time, Uncle Gus Pfeiffer puts up $25,000 of stock to underwrite the African safari.

December. A fire in the Pfeiffers’ barn destroys EH’s typewriter, boots and several of his guns.


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