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The most important related title is Green Hills of Africa (1935), Hemingway's first fact-based "fiction" about Africa. This work is now considered one of the first of its kind, a prototype for the "non-fiction novel." In the foreword to Green Hills of Africa Hemingway wrote: "Unlike many novels, none of the characters or incidents in this book is imaginary. Any one not finding sufficient love interest is at liberty, while reading it, to insert whatever love interest he or she may have at the time. The writer has attempted to write an absolutely true book to see whether the shape of a country and the pattern of a month's action can, if truly presented, compete with a work of the imagination." True at First Light revisits this mode, as it revisits familiar characters from the earlier African book (Hemingway, Philip Percival, Charo), and many themes and techniques...

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