Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 for his work between the mid-1920s and mid-1950s.
About Ernest Hemingway in brief
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction. His adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 for his work between the mid-1920s and mid-1950s. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature. In 1959, he bought a house in Ketchum, Idaho, where, in mid-1961, he committed suicide with a shotgun. He lived in Key West, Florida, and Cuba until his death in 1961. He died in a nursing home in Kucharsk, Idaho. He is buried in Mount Kilimanjaro, Cuba, where he lived with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn, until he died in 1959. He was married to his fourth wife, Pauline Pfeiffer, for more than 30 years. He had six children, including a daughter, Marcelline, and a son, Ernest Hall, who was born in 1896. He also had two daughters, Ursula, Madelaine, Carol, and Leicester, who were born in 1902 and 1911, respectively. His last two years at high school he edited the Trapeze and Tabula English English English. He imitated the language of Ring Lardner, Jr. and used the pen name O’Type. Like Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Theodore Dreiser, and Lewis Lewis, Heming way was a sportsman who played boxing, track and field, water polo, and football.
In December 1917, he went to work for The Kansas City Star as a cub reporter. Although he stayed there for only six months, he relied on the Star’s style as a foundation for his writing. He based For Whom the Bell Tolls on his experience in the Italian Front. He wrote his first novel, The Sun Also Rises, in 1926. He married Hadley Richardson, the first of four wives, in 1921. He divorced Richardson in 1927; they divorced after he returned from the Spanish Civil War. He met Mary Welsh in London during World War II; they separated after he met her in 1940. He and his wife Martha lived in Florida and Cuba for most of the rest of his life. He almost died in 1954 after plane crashes on successive days; injuries left him in pain and ill health for much of the remainder of hisLife. He spent his last years living in Florida, Cuba and Ketchums, Idaho; he died at the age of 80 in 1961, in a retirement home in Idaho. His wife Martha died of cancer in 1986. He left behind a wife and six children. He never remarried; he had a son and two stepchildren. He went on to publish seven novels, six short- story collections, and two nonfiction works. His final novel, A Farewell to Arms, was published in 1989.