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From Chicago to Key West, Cuba to Kenya, Michael Palin takes us around the world in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway.

With his signature wit and indomitable style, bestselling author Michael Palin sets out to explore the rich and vivid territory of Hemingway's life. Inspired by the legendary writer's apetite for travel, Palin experiences Hemingway's fondness for the adventure-filled life firsthand, be it bull-running in Pamplona, fishing for marlin in the Gulf Stream, or drinking daiquiris in Havana. Driven by a fascination for discovering new places and for learning more about a remarkable and complex man, Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure is a unique travelogue and biography of this American hero, whose life and work left an indelible impression on the fast-fading twentieth century.

Synopsis:

Drawing on the research for his bestselling novel "Hemingway's Chair, " Palin pens this travelogue and insightful literary biography of Hemingway, following in his footsteps from Northern Michigan to Paris, Cuba, and elsewhere. A companion to a three-part PBS series of the same title. 175 color and b&w photos.

About the Author

Michael Palin is an actor, comedian, travel writer, and a founding member of the Monty Python team. He has written and acted in dozens of successful performances in addition to writing many books, including Pole to Pale, Full Circle, and Hemingway's Chair. He lives in North London with his wife and three children.

Basil Pao is a professional photographer who has worked with Palin on Full Circle and other projects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312243999
Author:
Palin, Michael
Author:
Pao, Basil
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Literary landmarks
Subject:
Novelists, American
Subject:
Hemingway, ernest, 1899-1961
Subject:
Journeys
Subject:
Literary journeys.
Subject:
Adventure
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255)
Series Volume:
2025
Publication Date:
20010716
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes over 175 bandw and 4-color phot
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.77x7.76x1.20 in. 2.43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing on the research for his bestselling novel "Hemingway's Chair, " Palin pens this travelogue and insightful literary biography of Hemingway, following in his footsteps from Northern Michigan to Paris, Cuba, and elsewhere. A companion to a three-part PBS series of the same title. 175 color and b&w photos.
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