The Paris Wife

November 27, 2012|
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
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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."
PAULA McLAIN is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Love and Ruin, Circling the Sun, The Paris Wife and A Ticket to Ride, as well as the memoir Like Family: Growing Up in Other People''s Houses and two collections of poetry. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell C...
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Title:The Paris WifeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8 X 5.34 X 0.92 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 8 X 5.34 X 0.92 inPublished:November 27, 2012Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385669240

ISBN - 13:9780385669245

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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