How Hemingway's Childhood Sparked a Love of Nature, Writing
Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 55s
Often fishing and hunting with his father as a young boy, Ernest Hemingway fostered a love for the great outdoors and hoped to become a naturalist like his hero Theodore Roosevelt. As a teenager, he was a passionate reader and took up writing at his school's literary magazine. His mother encouraged him to practice his art, helping form the strict writers' discipline he maintained into adulthood.
Aired: 04/05/21 |
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