Posted: February 11, 2014 Filed under: Art & Culture, History, U.S. News | Tags: Boston, Cuba, Ernest Hemingway, Finca Vigía, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Nobel Prize, Swedish Academy, United States
BOSTON (AP) — Materials from the Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban home are available to researchers for the first time at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
“It’s a personal peek into his life — it’s just wonderful..”
The 2,500 digitally scanned materials were housed at Hemingway’s former Cuban estate, called the Finca Vigía, where he lived for 21 years until he died in 1961.
This material reflects Hemingway’s everyday life in Cuba, said Susan Wrynn, an Ernest Hemingway curator at the Kennedy Library.
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