Callaghan & Hemingway don the Boxing Gloves

That Summer in Paris — 1925

Morley Callaghan. Image: Toronto Star

In 1923 Morley Callaghan was, with Ernest Hemingway, a journalist on the Toronto Star. When they were in Paris, a year or so later, they decided to put on the boxing gloves and slug it out…

Morley Callaghan’s splendid book, That Summer in Paris, was first published in 1963, with my copy still readable, but rather fragile. Chapter One…

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