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Hemingway Book Club/Viewing Party of the New Documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
April 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(participate in-person with minimal seating available, or by zoom. link will be posted on thebooknookjavashop.com. Book for sale now at The Book Nook & Java Shop)
About Book & Film: This essential collection showcases the very best of Ernest Hemingway’s short stories, as featured in the magnificent three-part, six-hour PBS documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Selected and introduced by award-winning author Tobias Wolff, these classics of 20th century literature are presented in chronological order, so viewers of the film as well as fans old and new can follow the trajectory of Hemingway’s life and career. Includes “The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” “Up in Michigan,” “Indian Camp,” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”.
About Film: HEMINGWAY, examines the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers – Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway’s biography with excerpts from his fiction, non-fiction and personal correspondence – a structure that nods to Hemingway’s own creative process of drawing inspiration from lived experience. The film penetrates the mythology surrounding Hemingway – cultivated by his larger than life exploits, public bravado, and occasional tall-tale – to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure.