A farewell to arms

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[Lexington, KY] : Forgotten Books, [2015].
9780243323425, 0243323425
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355 pages ; 23 cm.


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Centerville Public Library - AdultFICTION HEMINGWAYOn Shelf
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[Lexington, KY] : Forgotten Books, [2015].
9780243323425, 0243323425
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.
" ... [B]oy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl. Ernest Hemingway conveyed this story chronologically, in a strictly linear fashion, with no flashback scenes whatsoever. In fact, the novel contains very little exposition at all. We never learn exactly where its narrator and protagonist, the American ambulance driver Frederic Henry, came from, or why he enlisted in the Italian army to begin with. (For that matter, we read chapter after chapter before even learning his name.) Nor do we discover much about his lover Catherine Barkley's past, other than the fact that her fiancé was killed in battle, in France ... The power of this perennially popular book comes from the intensity of Frederic and Catherine's love for one another and from the power of the antagonistic forces that ultimately tear these two apart ... The action of A Farewell to Arms takes place from 1916-18 in four locations, for the most part: 1) the Julian Alps, along what was then the border between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire; 2) the city of Milan, which lies in the plains of northern Italy, far from the front; 3) the Italian resort town of Stresa on Lake Maggiore, which straddles the border between Italy and Switzerland; and 4) various towns and villages of the Swiss Alps ..."--Cliffsnotes.com.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hemingway, E. (2015). A farewell to arms . Forgotten Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. 2015. A Farewell to Arms. [Lexington, KY]: Forgotten Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. A Farewell to Arms [Lexington, KY]: Forgotten Books, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms Forgotten Books, 2015.

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