Picture of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms; twentieth century American Literature
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A Farewell to Arms, Scott, Agnes
On this day in 1929 Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms was published. Biographically speaking, two farewells associated with the book may be those extended to F. Scott Fitzgerald -- after reading his nine pages of suggested manuscript revisions. Hemingway wrote "Kiss my ass" in the margin -- and to Agnes von Kurowsky, Hemingway's first love.

 

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