The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius

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When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works.
Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway. More

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ISBN: 9781476008004
About David Wyant

David Henry Wyant, M.Ed. was born in Rogers City Michigan, just 90 miles directly east of Petoskey, along Lake Huron. He graduated with honors from RCHS in 1959 during a time when most young Americans strongly felt the need to do what they could to beat Russia into outer space. At seventeen, he drew rocket plans for NASA.

A graduate of Concordia Univ. Chicago(BA) and Wayne State Univ. Detroit, MI,(MA), Mr. Wyant taught elementary school for 30 years specializing in Art. He worked on a team which wrote the state Art curriculum for Florida.

Author Wyant currently enjoys visits with his daughter, Lisa Luebke (wife of Randall), five grandchildren and one great grandchild who all live nearby in Boyne City, Michigan. Experiencing Petoskey's north woods will never be the same after you read, "The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway."

Mr. Wyant's previous books were environmental in nature:
"A Compilation of Poems", Landscape painting with words
"My Petoskey Stones"(192 pages regional poems) Extolling the natural beauty of Petoskey, MI
"The Town that Haunted Hemingway." Extensive research of Hemingway’s youth in Petoskey area.
"Art Curriculum, State of FL." What every child should know about Art, K-12

Mr. Wyant is available for readings of his books, writer's workshops and readings of his unique regional poetry.

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Review by: C B on July 25, 2012 : (no rating)
Following the youthful Hemingway's footsteps through Northern Michigan, David takes us through the people and places that helped to influence Hemingway's later writings. I think few modern day Petoskey residents realize the part that our town played in shaping Hemingway's life. This is a good read for anyone interested in Hemingway or Northern Michigan.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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