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What Hemingway Left in Sloppy Joe’s Bar

Sep 23rd, 2022

Hemingway in Comics author Robert K. Elder writes on “the most significant cache of Hemingway materials uncovered in 60 years” for the NYT. A fascinating read!

“For years, most Hemingway scholars could only salivate about the Bruce collection, uncertain of its exact contents or even location. What they did know was that in 1939, after his second marriage crumbled, Hemingway, a notorious pack rat, left his belongings in the storeroom of Sloppy Joe’s Bar, his favorite watering hole in Key West, Fla. He never returned to collect them.”

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Hemingway studies at The Kent State University Press.

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