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Monday, October 10, 2011

JFK Library presents Forum on new biography of Ernest Hemingway on Wednesday, October 12

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library is presenting author Paul Hendrickson to discuss his new biography of Ernest Hemingway on Wednesday, October12, 2011, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tickets are free but you must register to attend.

The book, entitled  Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved and Lost in Life, 1934- 1961, explores Hemingway's life as seen through his long relationship with his beloved boat, Pilar.

The JFK Library houses the Ernest Hemingway Collection, a collection of the writer's materials that were donated by Mary Hemingway,his wife.  

This event is part of the Kennedy Library Forums that take place throughout the year to foster public discussion on historical, cultural and political topics.  For a schedule of upcoming events, click here.

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