Ernest hemingway quotes about key west

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Key West Quotes (9 quotes)

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Ernest Hemingway, Florida Keys Home Life and Modern Tourism

If you know anything about the great American author Ernest Hemingway, you know that the Florida Keys were his home. His house is actually located in Key West , and draws visitors from around the world at all times of year. Since Hemingway lived in Key West, things have changed very much. However, his house is still there and is still the great Spanish Colonial style home that he called home. Hemingway ended up coming to Key West in , and stayed for 11 years. While he was in the area, he wrote a variety of his works. The house was built in , well before Ernest Hemingway was even born, but was among the first on the island to be fitted with a built-in fireplace and indoor plumbing.

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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "key-west" Showing of 9. What they're trying to do is starve you Conchs out of here so they can burn down the shacks and put up apartments and make this a tourist town. That's what I hear. I hear they're buying up lots, and then after the poor people are starved out and gone somewhere else to starve some more they're going to come in and make it into a beauty spot for tourists.


Ernest Hemingway loved the hunt. Here he stands beside a marlin he caught off the coasts of Cuba. Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Ernest Hemingway saw life as a losing battle.

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  1. quotes from Ernest Hemingway: 'There is no friend as loyal as a book.', ' There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

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