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A Farewell to arms

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  • ISBN: 0684837889 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 297 p. ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: 1st Scribner classics ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner Classics, 1997.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library HEMINGW 34510010691705 Fiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: 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. It is the best American novel to emerge from World War I. 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: War stories
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