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The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway

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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Overview

It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth-century classic.

Ernest Hemingway

About The Old Man and the Sea Description

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. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collec

Data Book The Old Man and the Sea

Original Title The Old Man and the Sea ISBN 0684830493 (ISBN13: 9780684830490 ) Edition Language English Characters Santiago, Manolin setting Cuba Literary Awards Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1953), Premio Bancarella (1953), National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1953) (714)