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The Resource Love and ruin : a novel, Paula McLain

Love and ruin : a novel, Paula McLain

Label
Love and ruin : a novel
Title
Love and ruin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paula McLain
Title variation
Love & ruin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and uncontrollably--falling in love with Hemingway, a man on his way to becoming a legend. In the shadow of the impending Second World War, and set against the turbulent backdrops of Madrid and Cuba, Martha and Ernest's relationship and their professional careers ignite. But when Ernest publishes the biggest literary success of his career, For Whom the Bell Tolls, they are no longer equals, and Martha must make a choice: surrender to the confining demands of being a famous man's wife or risk losing Ernest by forging a path as her own woman and writer. It is a dilemma that could force her to break his heart, and hers. Heralded by Ann Patchett as "the new star of historical fiction," Paula McLain brings Gellhorn's story richly to life and captures her as a heroine for the ages: a woman who will risk absolutely everything to find her own voice."--Provided by publisher
Summary
The best-selling author of <i>The Paris Wife</i> returns to her fan-favorite subject, Ernest Hemingway, in a tale set on the eve of World War II that is inspired by his passionate, stormy marriage to a fiercely independent, ambitious young Martha Gellhorn, who would become one of the 20th century's leading war correspondents. Tour.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10657930
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLain, Paula
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C383495
LC item number
L69 2018
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Gellhorn, Martha
  • War correspondents
  • Journalists
  • Women journalists
  • Authors' spouses
  • Authors
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Biographical
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ATLAS
Target audience
adult
Label
Love and ruin : a novel, Paula McLain
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21385059
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781101967386
Lccn
2018009611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Love and ruin : a novel, Paula McLain
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21385059
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781101967386
Lccn
2018009611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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