A Farewell to ArmsBook - 1997
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Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Cicero (now Oak Park), Illinois. He is considered one of the greatest American novelist of the 20th century and won both the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea in 1953 and the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. For every story and tale he created, there are an equal number of myths and legends surrounding the man himself. The World War I… (more)
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, an armistice went into effect between Germany and the Allied nations, a day that was regarded as the end of the war to end all wars. President Woodrow Wilson declared November 11, 1919, as the first commemoration of Armistice Day, and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. In Great… (more)
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An American ambulance driver falls for a beautiful English nurse. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's own experiences during WWI, "A Farewell to Arms" is the classic American novel of WWI.
Pat (Bradley Cooper) is infuriated by the end of Hemingway's classic novel in "Silver Linings Playbook."
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The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.
If people bring so much courage to the world, the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks everyone and many are stronger at the broken places. But those it will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these, you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
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