The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway 1952 Charles Scribner's Son's

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Immerse yourself in the haunting beauty of Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning novella, "The Old Man and the Sea." Published in 1952 by Charles Scribner's Sons, this masterful tale of man versus nature has captivated readers for generations. Its lyrical prose and deeply humane message make it an essential addition to any literary collection.


  • Title: The Old Man and the Sea
  • Publication Date: 1952
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Format: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 140
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Minor wear on dust jacket as shown in the photos.

Key Features:

  •  The story chronicles the epic struggle between an old fisherman and the greatest catch of his life, offering themes of heroism, struggle, and the enduring human spirit.
  • Ernest Hemingway, a towering figure in 20th-century literature, was awarded both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes.
  •  This novella is a cornerstone of American literature, revered by readers of all ages.
  •  Perfect for both academic study and leisurely reading, this book would make a timeless gift.
  • The hardcover and dust jacket add a layer of durability and aesthetic appeal.
  • The book exudes a nostalgic allure, complete with the authentic minor wear on its dust jacket.


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The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.

In Summation:

Owning a copy of "The Old Man and the Sea" is akin to possessing a piece of literary history. Its compelling narrative and underlying themes continue to resonate, making it a must-have for any serious collector or literature enthusiast. Secure your copy today and experience the timeless wisdom of this classic.

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