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The Old Man and The Sea

ISBN13: 9780684801223
ISBN: 0684801221
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $12.0
Publisher: Scribner
Published Date:
Edition 1ST
Pages: 128
Average Goodreads rating: 3.78/5 (7262 ratings)

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal—a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.