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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
Author: Ernest Hemingway
A novella, The Old Man and Sea tells the story of an old fisherman, Santiago, and his long lusty struggle isn't so much over one fish, but the act of living -- living fully, actively, robustly.
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ISBN-13: 9780020519102
ISBN-10: 0020519109
Publication Date: 3/1987
Pages: 127
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 106 ratings
Publisher: Collier Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
Great, short read. I love Hemingway and once again, so much happens with so little action. I never would have thought that a story about a man fishing out at sea could keep me entertained for 150 pages! I definitely recommend reading it!
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Helpful Score: 3
Classic story of man vs nature that is laced with deeper meaning. Works as an adventure story and a story to make you think of your place in the world and the parallels in your life. Quick read, but powerful.
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Helpful Score: 1
Classic story about human perserverance.
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Timeless classic. Great for young adults and adults
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Helpful Score: 1
A true classic written by one of America's greatest literary heroes
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I just read this last fall and its great. bravo.
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A really classic novel of a lone fisherman in Cuba before the time of Castro and his struggle to bring in a huge fish. Crisp, unambiguous prose, awe inspiring.
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This is a quick read that makes you continue to think long after you have set the book down. I especially enjoyed this book since I like fishing, but a person who has never touched a line to the water can still take a lot away from this work.

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Santiago (Primary Character)
Manolin (Major Character)

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