70 Days With Hemingway And Me

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This Movie Has It

July 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments · To Have and Have Not (Movie)

To Have and Have Not, Hemingway’s fourth novel (published in 1937), is a terrible book. It’s about a failed rum runner in Cuba who has a loving wife, two daughters, and a rummy for a first mate. He loses his arm in a gun fight, later gets involved with bank robbers, and eventually loses [...]

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Harry Morgan Through the Seasons

July 6th, 2009 · No Comments · To Have and Have Not, To Have and Have Not (Movie)

Hemingway’s fourth novel, To Have and Have Not, is another snapshot of humanity’s dark side. It’s also a book that shifts perspective frequently, sometimes in head-scratching ways.
Part One is titled “Harry Morgan (Spring)” and it tells the tale of a boat owner in Cuba who has a “rummy” named Eddy as his sometime first mate. [...]

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