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Ernest Hemingway was an American writer known for several famous and acclaimed novels (including The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and the Sea, For Whom the Bell Tolls) and important works of non-fiction (most notably A Movable Feast, a memoir of his life as an expatriate American in Paris in the 1920s). He has, on occasion, been referred to as the quintessential American writer, a perspective triggered at least in part by the style in which he wrote, which has been described in various ways - powerful, aggressive, no frills, hard-bitten, terse, masculine, muscular, (all aspects of the writing in "Green Hills ..."). Finally, he is also known for his intense, artistically and personally challenging friendships (with fellow American writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, among others), and for his lifestyle - he loved, fought, drank, wrote, thought and hunted with great intensity...

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