The Resource Hemingway's chair, Michael Palin

Hemingway's chair, Michael Palin

Label
Hemingway's chair
Title
Hemingway's chair
Statement of responsibility
Michael Palin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Martin Sproale is a mild-mannered assistant postmaster who lives with his mother, has dinner with his would-be fiancee once a week, and bicycles dutifully to work every morning. Martin has only one unconventional hobby: He is obsessed with the life of Ernest Hemingway, his brilliant and macho alter ego."--BOOK JACKET. "His hobby is confined to collecting memorabilia and reading every biography he can find, until an ambitious outsider, Nick Marshall, is appointed postmaster over his head. Slick and self-assured, Nick steals Martin's girlfriend and decides to modernize the friendly local office by firing dedicated but elderly employees and privatizing the business. Suddenly, gentle Martin is faced with a choice: meekly accept his defeat as he always has, or fight for what he believes in, as his hero would."--BOOK JACKET. "Aided by an American scholar writing a thesis about the women in Hemingway's life, Martin begins to explore his own passionate side. As the pair delves deeper and deeper into Hemingway's psyche and plots Martin's revenge, they learn that there is a man behind every mouse - and a little bit of Hemingway in all of us."--BOOK JACKET
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IFK
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Palin, Michael
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Hemingway, Ernest
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Target audience
adult
Label
Hemingway's chair, Michael Palin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Thomas Dunne book"
  • Originally published: London, Methuen, 1995
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780312185930
System control number
OCM38970321
Label
Hemingway's chair, Michael Palin
Publication
Note
  • "A Thomas Dunne book"
  • Originally published: London, Methuen, 1995
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780312185930
System control number
OCM38970321

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