the old man and the sea – ernest hemingway

the old man and the sea

About the book –

This novel was first published in the September 1952 issue of LIFE magazine, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.  It is dedicated to Charlie Scribner, Hemingway’s publisher, and Max Perkins, his editor and friend.  It was inspired by life in the Cuban fishing village of Cojimar (east of Finca Vigia, the villa he shared with Martha Gellhorn), where his boat, the Pilar, was docked.

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awb 2013

my first ever reading challenge — i’m signing up for gatheringbooks.org’s AWB reading challenge 2013, and going all out, aiming for level 4 🙂

1. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway – 6 Jan 2013

2.  The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht – 15 Jan 2013

3.  Hood by Emma Donoghue – 28 Jan 2013