The book opens on the day Hemingway's close friend Pop, a legendary hunter, leaves him in charge of the camp. Tensions have heightened among the various tribes and news arrives of a potential attack on the hunters, forcing Hemingway not only to take on his new role of leader but, equally important, to assist his wife Mary in pursuing the great ...Read MoreThe book opens on the day Hemingway's close friend Pop, a legendary hunter, leaves him in charge of the camp. Tensions have heightened among the various tribes and news arrives of a potential attack on the hunters, forcing Hemingway not only to take on his new role of leader but, equally important, to assist his wife Mary in pursuing the great lion she is determined to kill before Christmas. Passionately detailing the African landscape, the excitement of the chase, and the heartfelt relationships with his African neighbours, Hemingway, a master of dramatic fiction, weaves a tale that is rich in laughter, beauty and insight. Written when Hemingway returned from his 1953 safari, and edited by his son Patrick, True At First Light is a rich blend of autobiography and fiction, a breathtaking final work from one of this century's most beloved and important writers.Read Less
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New in new dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ; GIFT-ABLE as NEW, UNREAD, WELL-MADE CLUB EDITION, fresh, NEW w/DJ NEW AS SHOWN THIS COVER. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. 8037 8037-Both a revealing self-portrait and a dramatic, invented chronicle of Hemingway's final African safari, this fictional memoir recounts the splendor of daily life in Kenya and tells of his love affair with a young African woman. National publicity to tie in with the 100th anniversary of Hemingway's birth, July 21, 1999.
New in New jacket. Hardcover with Dustjacket. 319 pages. No Defects. A New, Unread Book. A beautiful, square, tight copy with clean, unmarked pages. Outstanding Gift Quality. Both revealing self-portrait and dramatic fictional chronicle of his final African safari, Ernest Hemingway's last unpublished work was written when he returned from Kenya in 1953. Edited by his son Patrick, who accompanied his father on the safari, True at First Light offers rare insights into the legendary American writer in the year of the hundredth anniversary of his birth.....100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! ...Ready To Ship With Tracking From Florida Within 1 Business Day! ...All Items Packaged With Cardboard/Bubble Wrap.
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