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Love and ruin : a novel

McLain, Paula (author.).

Summary

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and uncontrollably--falling in love with Hemingway, a man on his way to becoming a legend. In the shadow of the impending Second World War, and set against the turbulent backdrops of Madrid and Cuba, Martha and Ernest's relationship and their professional careers ignite. But when Ernest publishes the biggest literary success of his career, For Whom the Bell Tolls, they are no longer equals, and Martha must make a choice: surrender to the confining demands of being a famous man's wife or risk losing Ernest by forging a path as her own woman and writer."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 1101967382
  • ISBN: 9781101967386
  • Physical Description: 388 pages ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2018]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 4 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0
Subject: Hemingway, Ernest 1899-1961 Marriage Fiction
Gellhorn, Martha 1908-1998 Fiction
War correspondents United States Fiction
Journalists United States Fiction
Women journalists Fiction
Authors' spouses Fiction
Authors Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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  • 111 / 113 copies available at PINES
  • 3 / 4 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
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