Ernest Hemingway — The Old Man at the Bridge

A Short Story from 1938

“Did you leave the cage door open?”

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Over the last years I have written a good many pieces about Ernest Hemingway, including a play, and will never grow tired of doing so, for I believe him to be at the very heart of American culture: with his short stories, like Louis Armstrong’s solos from the 1920s, a constant reminder of where the beat…

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