Paris without end: the true story of Hemingway's first wife

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"A bittersweet modern love story [that] reads as easily as a novel." --Vogue

"Fascinating....A detailed, grittier portrait of the woman Hemingway loved and left." --Newsday

Hemingway's creative influences for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, and The Old Man and the Sea came not only from his famous hunting trips, his liaisons in Cuba, or his relationships with Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce and other Lost Generation writers. During Hemingway's period of greatest literary foment, his most seminal relationship was with Hadley Richardson, his first wife.

In Paris Without End, acclaimed author Gioia Diliberto, biographer of Jane Addams and Brenda Frazier, delivers a gripping, novelistic exploration of Hadley's personality and her role in Hemingway's life, finally unclouding our view of Hemingway's relationship with the one woman he never stopped loving.

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