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Paris Wife

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An instant national bestseller, this stunningly evocative, beautifully rendered story told in the voice of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, Hadley, has the same power and historical richness that made Loving Frank a bestseller.

No twentieth-century American writer has captured the popular imagination as much as Ernest Hemingway. This novel tells his story from a unique point of view - that of his first wife, Hadley. Through her eyes and voice, we experience Paris of the Lost Generation and meet fascinating characters such as Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and Gerald and Sara Murphy. The city and its inhabitants provide a vivid backdrop to this engrossing and wrenching story of love and betrayal that is made all the more poignant knowing that, in the end, Hemingway would write of his first wife, "I wish I had died before I loved anyone but her."

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About the Author

PAULA MCLAIN was born in Fresno, CA in 1965. After being abandoned by both parents, she and her two sisters became wards of the California Court System, moving in and out of foster homes for the next 14 years. Eventually, she discovered she could — and wanted to — write. She received her MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan in 1996, and since then has been a resident at Yaddo and the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the author of two collections of poetry, a much-praised memoir called Like Family (Little Brown, 2003), and one previous and well-received novel, A Ticket to Ride. Paula McLain lives in Cleveland, OH with her family.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385669245
Author:
Mclain, Paula
Publisher:
Anchor Canada
Author:
McLain, Paula
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
paris;fiction;hemingway;historical fiction;ernest hemingway;marriage;1920s;france;hadley richardson;relationships;novel;historical;writers;chicago;writing;romance;love;biographical fiction;divorce;gertrude stein;spain;adultery;literature;20th century;biog
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121127
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 0.9 in 0.7138 lb

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