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Ernest Hemingway writing and tending the cat.

Ernest Hemingway ©Ernest Hemingway Collection, JFK Presidential Library and Museum

Slim Keith hunting with Ernest Hemingway in Sun Valley 1941

Ernest Hemingway, Nancy Gross, Gary Cooper, Slim Keith and Howard Hawks by Robert Capa,

Les écrivains et leur(s)  chat(s), suite

Ernest Hemingway at his home in Cuba, 1954 © Torre Johnson

Gary Cooper and Ernest Hemingway

Gary Cooper and Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway & Cat (My feline companion is polydactyl or a "Hemingway Cat")

Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway was one of the more famous lovers of polydactyl cats, after being first given a six-toed cat by a ship's captain.

1/7/1939 Press Photo:  St. Moritz, Switzerland. . . Escorted by the Marquis of Milford Haven, Princess Alexandria of Greece, Royal Coat of Arms embroidered on her ski jacket, is shown setting out for a ski jaunt at St. Moritz, where the society winter season is now in full swing.

Escorted by the Marquis of Milford Haven, Princess Alexandria of Greece, Royal Coat of Arms embroidered on her ski jacket, is shown setting out for .

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) had a style of prose - sparse and lacking the Victorian flowery language that he disliked - that has been emulated by generations of writers since. He wrote dozens of novels and short shories, became known around the world as a macho sportsman, and won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for his writing.  “Don’t you like to write letters? I do because it’s such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you’ve done something.” ― Ernest Hem

Ernest Hemingway had a style of prose -- sparse and lacking the Victorian flowery language that he disliked -- that has been emulated by generations of writers since. He won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for his writing.

Idaho, USA. US writer, Ernest Hemingway, takes a break to freshen up during a hunting trip by Robert Capa, (1940)

SUN VALLEY, Idaho—Hemingway takes a break to freshen up during a hunting trip, © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography / Magnum Photos

Hemingway's PILAR. Circa 1935

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