this was a good read. Of course it is sad since it is about Hemingway's first wife and we know he had four. So you know where the story is going. Linda I think you mentioned this book. Thanks for the recommendation.
A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of timeâ€”Paris in the twentiesâ€”and an extraordinary love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.
In Chicago in 1920, Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happinessâ€”until she meets Ernest Hemingway and finds herself captivated by his good looks, intensity, and passionate desire to write. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group of expatriates that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
But the hard-drinking and fast-living cafÃ© life does not celebrate traditional notions of family and monogamy. As Hadley struggles with jealousy and self-doubt and Ernest wrestles with his burgeoning writing career, they must confront a deception that could prove the undoing of one of the great romances in literary history. - Random House