Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife

Paperback | September 6, 2011

byGioia Diliberto

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“A bittersweetmodern love story [that] reads as easily as a novel.” —Vogue

Hemingway’screative influences for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell toArms, and The Old Man and the Sea came not only from his famoushunting trips, his liaisons in Cuba, or his relationships with Gertrude Stein,F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce and other Lost Generation writers. DuringHemingway’s period of greatest literary foment, his most seminal relationshipwas with Hadley Richardson, his first wife. In Paris Without End,acclaimed author Gioia Diliberto,biographer of Jane Addams and Brenda Frazier, delivers a gripping, novelisticexploration of Hadley’s personality and her role in Hemingway’s life, finally unclouding our view of Hemingway’s relationship with theone woman he never stopped loving.

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“A bittersweetmodern love story [that] reads as easily as a novel.” —VogueHemingway’screative influences for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell toArms, and The Old Man and the Sea came not only from his famoushunting trips, his liaisons in Cuba, or his relationships with Gertrude Stein,F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce and other...

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Hadley Richardson and Ernest Hemingway were the golden couple of Paris in the twenties, the center of an expatriate community boasting the likes of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and James and Nora Joyce. In this haunting account of the young Hemingways, Gioia Diliberto explores their passionate courtsh...

Gioia Diliberto is a journalist, biographer, and novelist. She is the author of the biographiesParis without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife,A Useful Woman: The Early Life of Jane Addams, andDebutante: The Story of Brenda Frazierand the novelsI Am Madame XandThe Collection. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 inPublished:September 6, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062108824

ISBN - 13:9780062108821

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“A riveting portrait . . . superbly evokes Paris of the 1920s.”