Happy Birthday Ernest!

Ernest Hemingway in Milan.

Ernest Hemingway in Milan. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The birthplace of Ernest Hemingway in Oak Park...

The birthplace of Ernest Hemingway in Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Hemingway posing for a dust jacket ph...

English: Hemingway posing for a dust jacket photo by Lloyd Arnold for the first edition of “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, at the Sun Valley Lodge, Idaho, late 1939. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On this day in 1899, Ernest Miller Hemingway, author of such novels as “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Old Man and the Sea,” is born in Oak Park, Illinois. The influential American literary icon became known for his straightforward prose and use of understatement. Hemingway, who tackled topics such as bullfighting and war in his work, also became famous for his own macho, hard-drinking persona.http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ernest-hemingway-is-born

The Clarence E. Hemingway family, Oak Park, Il...

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