Synopsis by Sally Barber
The great American writer, sportsman, and adventurer Ernest Hemingway spent 30 years of his life in Cuba. This island paradise became the inspiration for his highly acclaimed novels The Old Man and the Sea and Islands in the Stream. Hemingway in Cuba offers a fast-paced and captivating portrait of this literary hero, chronicling his rise to international fame and offering a penetrating study of the artist's personality. It explores the Cuban culture and lifestyle, which fascinated Hemingway and evoked a long-lasting passion for his adopted land. Sights and sounds from around the world are skillfully interwoven to present an entertaining and informative glimpse into the Hemingway mystique.
adventurer, Cuba, inspiration, novel, paradise, sportsmanship, writing