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Green Hills of Africa Summary
Ernest Hemingway

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Green Hills of Africa Summary

Plot Summary

This memoir of a month in the life of famed writer Ernest Hemingway follows the author and his companions through the wilds of Africa as they hunt its indigenous animal life. Detailed descriptions of actual hunts and of the untamed African scenery are tellingly juxtaposed with thematic explorations of the parallels between creativity and hunting and the nature of competitiveness.

The first part of the narrative, "Pursuit and Conversation", begins with the author and his hunting party returning from yet another frustratingly unsuccessful hunt for what the author has decided is his ultimate trophy, the elusive kudu. On the way back to camp, he and the others encounter a visiting Austrian, Kandisky, who is having trouble with his truck. Kandisky recognizes the author, who already has an international reputation even at this relatively early point in his life and career. The men engage in a brief but intense...

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