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Discovered: Hemingway’s 99-Year-Old Letters to His High School Crush

New letters shed light on Hemingway’s unrequited love and early life, showing a seldom-seen side of the budding author in high school.

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Reading Hemingway’s Personal Letters

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There isn’t much that hasn’t been said about Ernest Miller Hemingway. He was, after all, a literary titan of the 20th century, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature; a man who, through his short stories and novels, captured the imagination of the world by pinning his vulnerable, damaged characters in extraordinary situations and exotic locales. As The New York Times boasted in 1950, Hemingway was “the greatest writer since Shakespeare.”

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