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The Paris Wife
Author: Paula McLain

ISBN: 9781844086689
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 5 January 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.9
Out now in paperback, the heart-wrenching story of ambition and betrayal that captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his first wife Hadley

Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a shy twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness when she meets Ernest Hemingway and is captivated by his energy, intensity and burning ambition to write.

After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for France. But glamorous Jazz Age Paris, full of artists and writers, fuelled by alcohol and gossip, is no place for family life and fidelity. Ernest and Hadley's marriage begins to founder and the birth of a beloved son serves only to drive them further apart.

Then, at last, Ernest's ferocious literary endeavours begin to bring him recognition - not least from a woman intent on making him her own

About the Author

Paula McLain received an MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan and has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony and the National Endowment for the Arts....

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