Across the River and Into the Trees

Ernest Hemingway (Author)
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Description

Set in Venice at the close of World War II, "Across the River and into the Trees" is the bittersweet story of a middle-aged American colonel, scarred by war and in failing health, who finds love with a young Italian countess at the very moment when his life is becoming a physical hardship to him. It is a love so overpoewring and spontaneous that it revitalizes the man's spirit and encourages him to dream of a future, even though he knows that there can be no hope for long. Spanning a matter of hours, "Across the River and into the Trees" is tender and moving, yet tragic in the inexorable shadow of what must come.

Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
December 12, 1996
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.64 X 8.0 inches | 0.53 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780684825533
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About the Author

Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.