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Author Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

Title A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway.

Imprint New York : Scribner Classics, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    HEMINGWAY,ERN    DUE 04-17-19 Billed
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    HEMINGWAY,ERN    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Fiction    HEMINGWAY,ERN    Available
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Fiction    YA FIC HEMINGWAY,E    Out of Collection
Edition 1st Scribner classics ed.
Description 297 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary By turns romantic and harshly realistic, Hemingway's story of a tragic romance set against the brutality and confusion of World War I cemented his fame as a stylist and as a writer of extraordinary literary power. A volunteer ambulance driver and a beautiful English nurse fall in love when he is wounded on the Italian front. The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway's frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto -- of lines of fired men marching in the rain, hungry, weary, and demoralized -- is one of the greatest moments in literary history. A story of love and pain, of loyalty and desertion, A Farewell to Arms, written when he was 30 years old, represents a new romanticism for Hemingway.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form War stories.
ISBN 0684837889 (alk. paper) : $29.00
9780684837888 (alk. paper)

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