The Old Man and The Sea was Finished on this Day in 1951

The Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemingway finished his famous novella The Old Man and The Sea on this day back in 1951 and the book was published in 1952. It was first published in Life Magazine. Hemingway had not produced a major work in more than a decade and this would be his final work of fiction before his death less than ten years later. Hemingway won the 1954 Nobel prize in Literature for his work about Santiago and his epic battle with a Marlin on the 85th day of his voyage.

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