Letters of Martha Gellhorn

by Caroline Moorehead

Publisher: Chatto & Windus

Written in English
Cover of: Letters of Martha Gellhorn | Caroline Moorehead
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Subjects:

  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography / Autobiography
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7764565M
ISBN 100701169524
ISBN 109780701169527
OCLC/WorldCa64313330

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 8, – Febru ) was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist who is considered one of the great war correspondents of the 20th century.. She reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place during her year career. Gellhorn was also the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway, from to   In an afterword to the novel written in , Gellhorn quotes her letters home from Europe at the time and reveals that she had tried the very .   (starred review) Somerville makes an impressive book debut with a life of novelist, journalist, and intrepid war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (), told through a captivating selection of her letters to friends, family, husbands, and lovers. The volume is enriched by Somerville''s biographical narrative and her decision to include responses of many recipients and, in .   In November , Martha Gellhorn was working “the mortuary beat” as a cub reporter for the Albany Times Union, having dropped out of Bryn Mawr one year shy of her Gellhorn, Martha’s suffragette mother, and Eleanor Roosevelt had been Bryn Mawr students together, so Mrs. Roosevelt invited twenty-one-year-old Martha to dinner at the Governor’s mansion where the .

Martha Gellhorn’s letters to her lovers and intimate friends involve a remarkable feat of reportage on the war within Gellhorn herself Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn’s Letters of . The "Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn" (Henry Holt, pages, $) exposes close friendships with Eleanor Roosevelt, Leonard Bernstein, H.G. Wells, and a host of other important literary and cultural figures. One of Gellhorn's correspondents thought her letters constituted her greatest achievement. Martha Gellhorn was born on November 8, in St. Louis, Missouri to Edna Fischel Gellhorn, a suffragist and George Gellhorn, a gynecologist. She was of Jewish origin. Her brothers, Walter Gellhorn and Alfred Gellhorn were also well-known personalities; Walter was a renowned law professor at Columbia University and Alfred was an oncologist.   She read all she could on Gellhorn, including Caroline Moorehead’s book “Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn” and her biography of Gellhorn. Somerville originally envisioned.

Travels with Myself and Another, Gellhorn’s only volume of autobiography was published in , when Martha was seventy. Centered on what she described as “the best of my worst journeys,” the book was turned down by fourteen publishers before Allen Lane (who founded Penguin Books) offered her £ for a three-book deal. This summer has seen the publication of The Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn, a book that offers fresh insight into the personal thoughts and professional aspirations of one of the world's.

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Martha Gellhorn was the topic for my dissertation and this book provided me with a fascinating insight into her deepest thoughts and opinions. Her letters with Hemingway are beautifully written, and rival the most iconic love letters of our time/5(24). • Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn’s Letters of Love and Waredited by Janet Somerville, is published by Firefly Books (£30).

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Her letters with Hemingway are beautifully written, and rival the most iconic love letters of our by: 3. "A literary landmark. Gellhorn's prose is at its finest in the letter form."—Francine du Plessix Gray, The New York Times Book Review Martha Gellhorn's reporting career brought her to the front lines of virtually every significant conflict from the Spanish Civil War to the end of the cold :   From Martha Gellhorn's critically acclaimed biographer, the first collected letters of this defining figure of the twentieth-centuryMartha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front lines of virtually every significant international conflict between the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Cold War.

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The Letters of Martha Gellhorn Selected and edited by Caroline Moorehead Chatto & Windus, £30, pp 'Anything that does not begin Dear Sir is private,' Martha Gellhorn.

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From Martha Gellhorn's critically acclaimed biographer, the first collected letters of this defining figure of the twentieth-century Martha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front lines of virtually every significant international conflict between the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Cold War.

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A review on Aug. 27 about “Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn,” edited by Caroline Moorehead, misstated the given name of the Roosevelt aide for whom Gellhorn.

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