A Moveable Feast (Paperback)

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Transport to the 1920s and walk alongside the struggling journalist, Ernest Hemingway, as he navigates Paris. He introduces avant-garde literary artists and painters such as Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Picasso.

— From Biographies & Memoirs

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“There is never any ending to Paris and the memory of each person who has lived in it differs from that of any other.” —Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s remains one of his most beloved works. Filled with tender memories of his first wife Hadley and their son Jack; irreverent portraits of literary luminaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein; and insightful recollections of his own early experiments with his craft, A Moveable Feast brilliantly evokes the exuberant mood of Paris after World War I and the youthful spirit, unbridled creativity, and unquenchable enthusiasm that Hemingway himself epitomized. It is an elegy to a remarkable group of expatriates and a testament to the risks and rewards of the writerly life.

About the Author


Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. His classic novel The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. His life and accomplishments are explored in-depth in the PBS documentary film from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway. Known for his larger-than-life personality and his passions for bullfighting, fishing, and big-game hunting, he died in Ketchum, Idaho on July 2, 1961. 

Praise For…


"A reprise of a now legendary time when Hemingway was young and happy."
Kirkus Reviews

"Written with that controlled lyricism of which he was master, these pages are marvelously evocative."
The New York Times


Coverage from NPR

Product Details
ISBN: 9780684824994
ISBN-10: 068482499X
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: May 29th, 1996
Pages: 240
Language: English