The Old Man and the Sea

Written byErnest Hemingway

Published in

About "The Old Man and the Sea"

Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found hereThis short novel, already a modern classic, is the superbly told, tragic story of a Cuban fisherman in the Gulf Stream and the giant Marlin he kills and loses — specifically referred to in the citation accompanying the author's Nobel Prize for literature in 1954.


Genres
  • Classics
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Novels
  • American
  • School
  • Adventure
  • Classic Literature
  • Literary Fiction
  • 20th Century
awards
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1953)
  • Premio Bancarella (1953)
  • National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1953)
ISBN9780684830490pages96publisherScribnerseriessettings
  • Cuba
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