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The snows of Kilimanjaro, and other stories

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The ideal introduction to the genius of Ernest Hemingway, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway's most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from Winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, this collection includes "The Killers," the first of Hemingway's mature stories to be accepted by an American periodical; the autobiographical "Fathers and Sons," which alludes, for the first time in Hemingway's career, to his father's suicide; "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," a "brilliant fusion of personal observation, hearsay and invention," wrote Hemingway's biographer, Carlos Baker; and the title story itself, of which Hemingway said: "I put all the true stuff in," with enough material, he boasted, to fill four novels. Beautiful in their simplicity, startling in their originality, and unsurpassed in their craftsmanship, the stories in this volume highlight one of America's master storytellers at the top of his form.
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Ernest Hemingway is renowned for reinventing and invigorating American literature through his muscular prose and profound insight into the human heart. This essential collection of 10 short stories exhibits the master stylist at the peak of his powers as a writer—and comes highly recommended for all libraries.

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subject_facet Short stories
title_display The snows of Kilimanjaro, and other stories
title_full The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories, The snows of Kilimanjaro and other stories / Ernest Hemingway, The snows of Kilimanjaro, and other stories / by Ernest Hemingway
title_short The snows of Kilimanjaro, and other stories
topic_facet Fiction, Literature, Short stories