By Linda Wagner-Martin
The 1999 Hemingway centennial marks the appropriate time for the reevaluation of his place as America's greatest modernist author. those essays, all written in particular for this assortment, plumb unexplored historic information of Hemingway's lifestyles to light up new and sometimes unforeseen dimensions of the strength of his literary accomplishment. Discussing biographical info of his own lifestyles besides the subtleties of his personality, the textual content contains a variety of interesting pictures and pictures.
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Jacob did hear the five warning slots, however, one of which flattened a tire, another almost hitting him. "6 On June 13 the fears became a reality when a Nazi U-boat landed four saboteurs on the south shore of Long Island. Four days later another group of German agents was put ashore close to Jacksonville, Florida. On June 27 J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI, called a late evening news conference to announce that all eight agents were under arrest, their caches of explosives recovered, and the safety of the nation for the mo- 38 Ernest Hemingway ment assured.
13. War Diary, May 18, 1942, Navy Operating Procedures update. 14. See New York Times, Jan. 4, 1942, p. 4; New York Times, Jan. 11, 1942, V, 7:1; New York Times, Jan. 2o; New York Times, Apr. 19, 1942, p. III, 7. 15. New York Times, June 28, 1942, p. 21. 16. New York Times, July 26, 1942, p. 22. 17. : Princeton University Press, 1981) item 1357, Felix Luckner, The Last Privateer, misidentified in Hemingway, Selected Letters, ed. Carlos Baker (New York: Scribner's 1981). 18. Office of Naval Intelligence publications ONI 22O-M and ONI 22O-G.
We were a nation on edge, expecting the worst. When crude sound detection gear picked up what seemed to be two flights of unidentified aircraft, the entire San Francisco Bay area was blacked out all the way to Sacramento for almost an hour. When Jacob Steinberg's lights failed on the Williamsburg Bridge, he made the mistake of stopping his truck. Unable to fix them, he continued on toward his Brooklyn home, never hearing the warning whistle from the soldier on guard duty at the bridge. Jacob did hear the five warning slots, however, one of which flattened a tire, another almost hitting him.
A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway by Linda Wagner-Martin