"The Most Interesting Man in the World"…editing aug2014

He is “The Most Interesting Man in the World”.
Those Dos Equis ads were modeled after his mythos.

Ernest_Hemingway_Writing_at_Campsite_in_Kenya_-_NARA_-_192655writing in camp in Kenya

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) Birth anniversary today. He defined both a literary style and machismo for generations. We know who he was. If you don’t, chat with an English teacher. You should do that anyway. Or check the bottom of this post.

Joe Kennedy and Hemingway in Cuba. (That’s JFK’s father.)
Hemingway and Castro

Fishing with Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway and model Jean Patchett, sitting on a sofa in Hemingway’s farmhouse in Cuba. Photo taken by Clifford Coffin, Nov. 15, 1950, for Vogue Magazine.

 

Hemingway, life of the party

Hemingway 101
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Wikipedia

He served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time. He was renowned for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Old Man and the Sea, which won the 1953 Pulitzer. In 1954, Hemingway won the Nobel Prize. He committed suicide on July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho. Biography

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