A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway, the legendary writerís life and career is examined, with special emphasis placed on his most curriculum-related works, including The Old Man and the Sea, The Sun Also Rises, and In Our Time. Biography History Literary Criticism Timothy J. Pingelton ' />

Review(s) of A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway

"These books present biographical background, an overview of the authorís most important works, and limited interpretation; the volumes also address political contexts and position the author against his or her contemporaries."
     –The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2006

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway
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"Inside each volume, readers will discover a valuable and well-organized work of nonfiction . . . These books should be available to all patrons of middle and high school libraries, as well as public libraries."
     –Catholic Library World, June 2006

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway
    A Student's Guide to Arthur Miller
    A Student's Guide to Emily Dickinson


"This guide . . . helps pique young adult readers' interest in Hemingway . . . The guide is also a roadmap to good writing . . . Pingelton expertly weaves key parts of Hemingway's biography with sections discussing some of his most famous works . . . Explanations are clear, examples abound, and there is enough repetition to reinforce the author's points. His guide is clear, complete . . . the author successively brings Hemingway to life for either classroom or personal use."
     –ForeWord Magazine, January/February 2006

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


"Students will gain both personal and critical information about Hemingway and his works. . . . the format of the book is easy to understand and navigate around the good, solid information."
     –The Lorgnette, December 2005

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


"The organization is excellent . . ."
     –Southern Maine Library District, September 2005

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


". . . will be useful to high school students looking for easy to read information and analysis."
     –Washington Young Adult Review Group, March 2006

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


"The life and works of Ernest Hemingway, useful and relevant to English teachers and appealing to many high school students, are here given a clear and competent introduction . . ."
     –BayViews, November 2005

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


"Engaging and informative accounts . . . Students will gain both personal and critical information about these two men and their works . . . the very accessible format and the solid information make these books useful to students, and the engaging style should interest casual readers."

     –School Library Journal, October 2005, Reprinted with permission from School Library Journal, copyright Media Source, Inc.

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    A Student's Guide to Arthur Miller
    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


". . . a welcome addition to any high school library. . . . the book offers plenty of details into the author's life and times. . . . an excellent resource for any student preparing a report on the life and writings of Ernest Hemingway, as it presents a great deal of information in an easy-to-follow format. . . . High school students will be able to use this title to obtain literary information for projects. English teachers will appreciate this one."
     –TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2005

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    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway


". . . aimed at the middle school crowd . . . high schoolers will also find them useful simply because they are easier to read . . . Librarians should consider purchasing these easy-to-read author studies because they provide valuable and accessible information."
     –Library Materials Guide, Spring 2006

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    A Student's Guide to Arthur Miller
    A Student's Guide to Emily Dickinson
    A Student's Guide to Ernest Hemingway