Description : Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
Description : the dust cover is torn in multiple places front and back. i taped the tears with scotch tape to stop firther tearing. but fortunately the dust cover protected the book ... the book appears to be in brand new condition. the book is tight and beautiful. the pages are stiff , tight and appear unread. a beautiful first illustrated edition. no dents or tears , or any wear marks on the book itself at all.
Description : The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway, written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. It is noteworthy in twentieth century fiction, reaffirming Hemingway's worldwide literary prominence as well as being a significant factor in his selection for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.