In Our Time

In Our Time

Book - 2003
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THIS COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES AND VIGNETTES MARKED ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S AMERICAN DEBUT AND MADE HIM FAMOUS
When In Our Time was published in 1925, it was praised by Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos, and F. Scott Fitzgerald for its simple and precise use of language to convey a wide range of complex emotions, and it earned Hemingway a place beside Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein among the most promising American writers of that period. In Our Time contains several early Hemingway classics, including the famous Nick Adams stories "Indian Camp," "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife," "The Three Day Blow," and "The Battler," and introduces readers to the hallmarks of the Hemingway style: a lean, tough prose -- enlivened by an car for the colloquial and an eye for the realistic that suggests, through the simplest of statements, a sense of moral value and a clarity of heart.
Now recognized as one of the most original short story collections in twentieth-century literature, In Our Time provides a key to Hemingway's later works.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2003.
Edition: 1st Scribner trade paperback ed.
ISBN: 9780684822761
0684822768
Characteristics: 156 p. ; 21 cm.

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AL_KATI Dec 06, 2016

Classic Hemingway. Love his writing.

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peacebenow
Oct 09, 2016

Great Hemmingway writing!

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loudem
Jul 07, 2011

Still "readable" after all these years. Very good prose. One drawback is the last 2 short stories, Big 2-Hearted River, and especially the last one about the details of a fishing trip. Otherwise, a well worthwhile book to read.

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