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Hemingway on the China Front His WWII Spy Mission with Martha Gellhorn by Peter Moreira

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Published by Potomac Books Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Literary,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • China,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Authors, American,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • 20th century,
  • Americans,
  • Espionage, American,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8743371M
ISBN 101574888811
ISBN 109781574888812

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Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingway’s progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to file—and try to adapt to each other’s strong egos—in dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of by: 4. Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingway's progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to file--and try to adapt to each other's strong egos--in dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of war. Hemingway on the China Front shows us the pair at their journalistic peaks and valleys, their relationship at its most romantic and as it starts to disintegrate, and two individuals coping gracefully and not so gracefully under trying circumstances. Let's get this "spy" business out of the way.5/5(3). Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingwayæs progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to fileùand try to adapt to each otherÆs strong egosùin dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of by: 4.

  Hemingway on the China Front is neither a trip report nor a honeymoon journal; Moreira has extended Hemingway's biography significantly. Most of Hemingway's previous biographers used readily available resources such as Martha Gellhorn's book, Travels with Myself and Another, and Hemingway's PM articles collected in By-Line. Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingway's progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to file―and try to adapt to each other's strong egos―in dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of war/5(7).   For instance, the Hemingway lengthy letter of J to Morgenthau, the centerpiece of Moreira’s book, contains his solution to the China problem, (a suggestion not included in White’s digest of Hemingway’s letter [4]). Hemingway . Hemingway and Gellhorn's visit as reported by the South China Morning Post. What is clear is that Hemingway arrived by ship with his then-wife (he would have four in total), Martha Gellhorn, herself a literary luminary. (Gellhorn recalled the trip in her memoir, Travels With Myself and Another).

Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingway?s progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to file?and try to adapt to each other?s strong egos?in dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of war. Peter Moreira (Author of Hemingway on the China Front) Peter Moreira is the author of Hemingway on the China Front ( avg rating, 34 ratings, 9 reviews, /5.   Hemingway on the China Front is the first book to track Hemingway's progress as a spy in Asia during the war, defining his duties as he saw fit. Author Peter Moreira follows Hemingway and Gellhorn as they seek stories to file-and try to adapt to each other's strong egos-in dangerous, uncomfortable, exotic places in the throes of :   In love and war: a Hong Kong honeymoon for Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn. Hemingway created a sensation in Hong Kong, in , when the American literary star ‘honeymooned’ in a region racked by the Sino-Japanese conflict, writes Stuart Heaver. Oh, Author: SCMP Staff.