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The author tells the story of an old fisherman from Cuba by the name of Santiago. Everyone believes that he is fated with ill-luck since he does not ...Show synopsisThe author tells the story of an old fisherman from Cuba by the name of Santiago. Everyone believes that he is fated with ill-luck since he does not return with a catch for many days. The parents of his trusted friend and understudy named Manolin propel him to try his prospects on boats that are doing better. Manolin also visits Santiago every night after work and looks after his needs. He helps Santiago haul back the fishing kit to his house and ensures that he has food on time. Manolin talks about all the recent happenings in American Baseball, especially regarding Santiago's idol, Joe DiMaggio. Santiago firmly believes that he will return with a good catch, and therefore, decides to venture further ahead in the sea.Hide synopsis
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Description:New. pp. [viii] + 99 + [v] Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast...New. pp. [viii] + 99 + [v] Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. In a perfectly crafted story, which won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements in which he lives.
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Not in the least intimidated by the physical and philosophical heft of 'Moby-Dick,' Hemingway's novella, 'The Old Man and the Sea' stands next to Melville's triumphal door-stop and dares to ask which is the ultimate fish story. This writer, being a coward, chooses 'The Old Man and the Sea' on technical ...
I have read many of Hemmingway's book and this one is my favorite. I read it to my son when he was about nine and he loved it also. There are wonderful images conveyed of an earlier Cuba, the ocean, fishing and aging in this timeless classic. Short and sweet, this book is perfect for an afternoon, or ...
The old fisherman is determined to find a big fish after a long time with nothing and
finally, encouraged by a small boy, finds a huge marline which he lashes to the skiff.
He is too far out, however, and the blood of the marlin has drawn sharks which nibble
the marlin to smithereens. Even his gallant ...
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