70 Days With Hemingway And Me

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As Close To The Book As Any Movie Ever Was

August 4th, 2009 · No Comments · The Old Man and the Sea (Movie)

As a movie The Old Man and the Sea, the 1958 film starring Spencer Tracy, is only a notch above a TV movie of the week. As an adaptation, however, it is one of the finest I’ve ever seen — if what you wanted to see was a movie made as close to a [...]

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In The Immortal Words Of David Coverdale, “Here I Go Again On My Own…”

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · The Old Man and the Sea, The Old Man and the Sea (Audio Book), The Old Man and the Sea (Movie)

Now this book – Hemingway’s classic The Old Man and the Sea – I’ve read before. And loved. So much so that I used parts of it when I taught classes in Communication at a nearby university. There are lines in this book that are among the finest I’ve ever read in my [...]

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