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Winner Take Nothing

Hemingway, Ernest

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ISBN 10: 0684102528 / ISBN 13: 9780684102528
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1933
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Near fine, top spine cloth slightly bumped; Collates with Hanneman first edition points. Gilt labels are bright, very tiny chip bottom corner spine label. No names or markings. Lovely copy; First (_A_) ; Black cloth; 8vo; No DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 13505

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Title: Winner Take Nothing

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition

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Ernest Hemingway's first new book of fiction since the publication of "A Farewell to Arms" in 1929 contains fourteen stories of varying length. Some of them have appeared in magazines but the majority have not been published before. The characters and backgrounds are widely varied. "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is about an old Spanish Beggar. "Homage to Switzerland" concerns various conversations at a Swiss railway-station restaurant. "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio" is laid in the accident ward of a hospital in Western United States, and so on.

Ernest Hemingway made his literary start as a short-story writer. He has always excelled in that medium, and this volume reveals him at his best.

About the Author:

Born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1899, Ernest Hemingway served in the Red Cross during World War I as an ambulance driver and was severely wounded in Italy. He moved to Paris in 1921, devoted himself to writing fiction, and soon became part of the expatriate community, along with Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Ford Madox Ford. He revolutionized American writing with his short, declarative sentences and terse prose. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, and his classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Known for his larger-than-life personality and his passions for bullfighting, fishing, and big-game hunting, he died in Ketchum, Idaho, on July 2, 1961.

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