Autumn in Venice

Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
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Product Number: Z100132384
Released: Jun 26, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684412198
Narrator/s: P.J. Ochlan
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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In the fall of 1948 Hemingway and his fourth wife traveled for the first time to Venice, which Hemingway called "a goddam wonderful city." He was a year shy of his fiftieth birthday and hadn't published a novel in nearly a decade. At a duck shoot in the lagoon he met and fell in love with Adriana Ivancich, a striking Venetian girl just out of finishing school. Di Robilant-whose great-uncle moved in Hemingway's revolving circle of bon vivants, aristocrats, and artists-re-creates with sparkling clarity this surprising, years-long relationship. Hemingway used Adriana as the model for Renata in Across the River and into the Trees, and continued to visit Venice to see her; when the Ivanciches traveled to Cuba, Adriana was there as he wrote The Old Man and the Sea. This illuminating story of writer and muse-which also examines the cost to a young woman of her association with a larger-than-life literary celebrity-is an intimate look at the fractured heart and changing art of Hemingway in his fifties.

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Author(s): Andrea Di Robilant
Narrator(s): P.J. Ochlan
Product Number DD37987
Released: Jun 05, 2018
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684412181
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Author(s): Andrea Di Robilant
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Released: Jun 05, 2018
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Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: #9781101946664

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