Nobel Prize-winning giant Ernest Hemingway is widely considered one of the greatest American authors of the Twentieth Century. Here, listeners can experience his riveting style both from his own voice and from one of America's most esteemed actors.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro: Performed by Charlton Heston, I this is a classic story of a hard-drinking, ruthless and womanizing world adventurer who comes face-to-face with the one antagonist he cannot conquer: his own ignoble and imminent death.
The Old Man and the Sea: Also performed by Heston and nominated for a Grammy, this recording of Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning story is a perfect example of his literary I precision.
Ernest Hemingway Reads: A rich sampling of Hemingway's brilliant, multifaceted writing which the Nation said provides his readers the opportunity to listen for and appreciate the Hemingway wit. Includes: The Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech; Second Poem to Mary; In Harry's Bar in Venice; The Fifth Column; Work in Progress; Saturday Night at the Morehouse in Billings, Montana.