Patrick Hemingway

Patrick Hemingway

Author + Safari Guide + Son of Ernest Hemingway
Born Jun 28, 1928

Patrick Hemingway is Ernest Hemingway's second son, and the first born to Hemingway's second wife Pauline Pfeiffer. During his childhood he travelled frequently with his parents, and then attended Harvard University, graduated in 1950, and shortly thereafter moved to East Africa where he lived for 25 years. In Tanzania, Patrick was a professional big-game hunter and for over a decade he owned a safari business.… Read More

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  • Hemingway's Rejected Early Work Is Fit To Print After All
    NPR - Sep 21, 2013
  • Carrying On Hemingway’s Literary Legacy
    The Times Of India - Aug 26, 2013
  • Quand Le Fbi Traquait Hemingway Nouvelobs.Com
    Google News - Aug 12, 2011
  • Hemingway : "Paris Est Une Fête" Réédité My Boox
    Google News - Aug 11, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Patrick Hemingway.


1928 Birth Born on June 28, 1928.
1929 1 Year Old Patrick was born in Kansas City, Missouri. During his childhood he travelled with his parents to Europe in 1929 and again in 1933 and to Wyoming and Idaho during his summers though his permanent residence was in Key West.


1940 12 Years Old In 1940 when his parents divorced and his father married Martha Gellhorn, they moved to Cuba where Patrick visited his father often. … Read More


1955 27 Years Old Kilimanjaro in 1955, which he gave up in the early 1960s when his wife was ill. … Read More


1961 33 Years Old Patrick Hemingway's father Ernest died in 1961, and his wife Henrietta died in 1963. … Read More


1990 62 Years Old Patrick Hemingway contributed an introduction to the 1990 Green Hills of Africa; the 1991 Valley of Life: Africa's Great Rift; the 2003 Hemingway on Hunting; the 2003 Hemingway on War; and a "foreword" to the 2009 republished edition of his father's A Moveable Feast.
1999 71 Years Old Patrick Hemingway edited his father's "Africa book" that was published in 1999 with the title True at First Light. … Read More
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