The Old Man and the Sea facts for kids
The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), published in 1952. It is the last work to be published while Hemingway was alive. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954 for this work. Hemingway wrote it on Cuba. The work tells the story Santiago, a Cuban fisherman. Today, the novella is one of the most popular works by Hemingway.
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Ernest Hemingway and Henry ("Mike") Strater with the remaining 500 lbs of an estimated 1000 lb marlin that was half-eaten by sharks before it could be landed in the Bahamas in 1935. See Pilar for details of this episode.
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