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The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway - Audio Book CD Unabridged

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The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway - Audio Book CD Unabridged

The Old Man and the Sea

by Ernest Hemingway

Unabridged - Read by Donald Sutherland

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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - AudioBook CD

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The Old Man and the Sea is a novella (simply over 100 pages in length) by Ernest Hemingway, created in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last main function of fiction to be yielded by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his many distinguished functions, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.The Old Man and the Sea recounts an epic battle between an older, experienced fisherman along with a giant marlin mentioned to become the biggest catch of his lifetime. It opens by explaining that the fisherman, who is called Santiago (but just straight referred to outside of dialogue as "the older man"), has gone 84 days without catching any fish at all. He is apparently thus unlucky that his young apprentice, Manolin, has been forbidden by his parents to sail with all the aged guy and been ordered to fish with more lucrative fishermen. However focused on the older guy, nonetheless, the boy visits Santiago's shack each evening, hauling back his fishing gear, feeding him, and discussing American baseball—most notably Santiago's idol, Joe DiMaggio. Santiago informs Manolin that found on the upcoming day, he usually venture far out into the Gulf to fish, confident that his unlucky streak is near its end. It is noteworthy in twentieth century fiction, reaffirming Hemingway's worldwide literary prominence and also being a substantial element in his selection for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.


About the Author Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, began his profession as a author in a newspaper workplace in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance device in the Italian army. Serving at the front, he was wounded, was decorated by the Italian Government, and invested considerable time in hospitals. After his return to the United States, he became a reporter for Canadian and American magazines and was shortly transferred back to Europe to cover such occasions as the Greek Revolution.

During the twenties, Ernest Hemingway became a member of the group of expatriate Americans in Paris, which he described in his initially significant function, The Sun Additionally Rises (1926). Equally lucrative was A Farewell to Arms (1929), the research of an American ambulance officer's disillusionment in the war and his character as a deserter. Ernest Hemingway utilized his experiences because a reporter during the civil war in Spain because the background for his many ambitious novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940). Among his later functions, the many great is the brief novel, The Old Man and the Sea (1952), the story of an older fisherman's journey, his lengthy and lonely battle with a fish and the sea, and his victory in beat.

Hemingway - himself a perfect sportsman - liked to portray soldiers, hunters, bullfighters - tough, sometimes primitive persons whose courage and honesty are set from the brutal methods of contemporary society, and who in this confrontation lose hope and belief. His simple prose, his spare dialogue, and his predilection for understatement are especially efficient in his brief stories, a few of that are accumulated in Men Without Women (1927) and The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories (1938). Ernest Hemingway died in Idaho in 1961.

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - AudioBook CD

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