Paula McLain on THE PARIS WIFE
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast I came across this footage and liked it. You might enjoy seeing Ms. McLain talk […]
Mary Welch Wife # 4
As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand. Ernest Heminway Mary Welch was the only one of Hemingway’s wives who was not from the St. Louis area. She was from Minnesota, was a journalist in her own right, had been married twice and was married to Noel Monks when she met Ernest Hemingway in […]
Did Hemingway Have a Favorite Wife? Hadley
Did Hemingway have a favorite wife? Of course he did despite each wife having suited him at the time he married each. Hemingway had four wives: Hadley Richardson, Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gellhorn, and Mary Walsh. Of the four, three were from the St. Louis area. Only Mary was from elsewhere—Minnesota. Hadley was the great love […]
When the Uncle of your Wife Buys you a House
A few facts about The Hemingway House at 907 Whitehead Street: It’s one of the most popular tourist attractions in Key West Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, lived very modestly in Paris. Hadley had a small trust that enabled them as young newly weds to go abroad and for Hemingway to focus on his writing. […]
Myth # 3: Hemingway as Misogynist??
The one thing I know is that a woman should never marry a man who hated his mother. Martha Gellhorn. I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket. Ernest Hemingway Hemingway Misogynist (Definition) – noun, jargon. A male heterosexual individual whose misogynistic beliefs are seen […]
Why the Hemingway Collection is in Boston.
The largest collection of Hemingway letters and memorabilia is in Boston, Massachusetts at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Mary Welch Hemingway, Hem’s fourth wife, made that selection. While Hemingway and John Kennedy never met, Kennedy respected Hemingway’s writing and person. In his own Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage, Kennedy cited Hemingway’s […]
HMM. Not sure about this but love works in mysterious ways. Some are admittedly a bit cute. Best, Christine
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Some Hemingway Trivia
Until Hemingway was four, his mother dressed him up like a girl to match his sister who was about year younger than he was. His hair was kept long as well. He hated the name “Ernest.” In World War I, he was denied entering the military due to very poor eyesight. He was […]
More about Hemingway’s Letters
For readers of Ernest Hemingway, it can be tempting to mix the iconic writer’s fictional characters with the public persona of the writer himself. He never kept a journal and apparently integrated many of his personal experiences into his art. More of Hemingway’s letters are being published and they are so revealing and fun. For […]
Was Hemingway Religious?
#Hemingwayscatholicism #Hemingwaysfuneral #HemingwayandPauline Ernest Hemingway was born a Protestant but converted to Catholicism when he married Pauline Pfeiffer, his second Wife. Pauline was an observant Catholic who took her religion seriously. Hemingway, who was never observant, but arguably always religious told Gary Cooper that becoming a Catholic was one of the best things he’d […]