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Ernest Miller Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was one of the most famous writers of the 1900's. He mainly wrote short stories and novels. In
1954 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his mastery in the art of narrative, excellently demonstrated in his short novel "The Old Man and the Sea". At the age of 62 Hemingway commited suicide.

1899 - Ernest Miller Hemingway is born in Oak Park, Illinois, as the second child of Clarence
           and Grace Hemingway

1917 - Ernest graduates from Oak Park High School, signs up for the University of Illinois
and takes a job as a reporter for the "Kansas City Star"

1918 - Giving up his job Ernest sails to Europe and works during the World War I as an
driver in Italy; is injured several times

1919 - Returns to the USA

1929 - Ernest's father, Clarence, shoots himself

1952 - Hemingway publishes "The Old Man and the Sea", wins the Pulitzer Prize in the
           following year and is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954

1960 - Taken to Mayo Clinic for depression and paranoia

1961 - Ernest Miller Hemingway kills himself with a shotgun on 2nd July in Ketchum, Idaho
           "Fear of Death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth" - E. M. H.

Some of Ernest Hemingway's novels and short stories:

· Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923)
· A Farewell to Arms (1929)
· Death in the Afternoon (1932)
· Old Man at the Bridge (1938)
· For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)
· The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

Nihal Cakir
11. 01. 1999