Ernest Hemingway — Back in Cuba: 1945

Hemingway starts Islands in the Stream, and invites Buck Lanham and his wife to stay

Ernest & Mary in Italy. Image: JFK Library

All Ernest Hemingway can see and hear is the death and destruction of the war. But he’s looking at it as if it were a film, and he can see himself as if from the back row of an empty cinema, and there he is up on the screen, and the film looks like one of those documentaries, and he keeps looking at the camera and…

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Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…