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2 Hours 19 Minutes
Audio Book Summary
ErnestHemingway's literary ambitions took root in France in the 1920s among some ofthe most extravagantly creative artists of the twentieth century. PabloPicasso, Georges Braque, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, F. ScottFitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Cole Porter, Sergey Diaghilev, and others were drawn tothe left bank of the Seine in Paris after World War I. Hemingway joined them,and with the publication of his book, The Sun Also Rises, became one of the mostpowerful forces in the vortex of talent and experimentation.
Hemingway'sFrance followsHemingway's travels through Paris and the sun-drenched South of France as hegathers material and inspiration for his art. With frequent quotations byHemingway and his peers, this is a uniquely intimate portrait of an excitingera in the arts.