Old Man and the Sea

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1. sakura on April 5, 2011 at 12:18 pm said:
I suspect this is a book I will need to re-read. When I first read it ages ago, I only did so because it’s my father’s favorite book, and although I liked it, I don’t think I got the greater meaning -Online

1. Nishita Kumar on April 7, 2011 at 1:04 pm said:
I read this much too young to appreciate any greater meaning. Time for a reread, I think. Lovely reviews, the excerpts you have chosen to capture here really prompt me to give this another read -Online

1. Nose in a book on April 22, 2011 at 6:59 pm said:
I had a similar response – at first I was perplexed by the apparent dullness but then I realized that it was actually quite brilliant. There is something about an old person facing death that always tugs at my heartstrings and this is a particularly great treatment. -Online

The Old Man and the Sea
By Ernest Hemingway
Characters
Santiago- Old Cuban Fisherman
Manolin- The young teenager who fishes with Santiago
Martin-Café owner who gives Manolin food and drink to Santiago Rogelio- helps out Santiago
Pedrico- who helps them with the gear

This is where Santiago had a bite in 87 days on sea. The front page of the book-->

Ernest HemingwayReading suggestions
* The Sun Also Rises
* A farewell To Arms
* For whom the Bell Tolls
* Green Hills of Africa
* Islands in the Stream

Helpful Websites:
* http://www.ernest.hemingway.com/
* http://littleinterpretations.com/2011/04/05/ernest-hemingway-the-old-man-and-the-sea/ * http://www.notablebiographies.com/He-Ho/Hemingway-Ernest.html * http://www.biography.com/people/ernest-hemingway-9334498

Music
* Lloyd Price- Where were you
* Lloyd Price- What did you do to my love
* Elvis- Don’t be cruel
* Bill Hayley- Rock around the clock

Ernest was born in 1899. He’s a noble prize winning author. He...
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