First published in 1929, this draws on Hemingway's experiences of
World War I, when he was badly wounded while serving with the
Italians. This is a portrait of men at war which explores their deeper
responses to the cruelty and heroism of battle.
Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899, the second of six
children. In 1917, he joined the Kansas City 'star as a cub reporter.
The following year, he volunteered as an ambulance driver on the
Italian front, where he was badly wounded but decorated for his
services. He returned to America in 1919, and married in 1921
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