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ernest hemingway locations

Posted on July 16, 2013 by peter bell

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, IL on July 21, 1899.  The son of a physician (Clarence Edmonds Hemingway) and a musician (Grace Hall-Hemingway), Ernest spent the summers of his youth in northern Michigan where he learned to hunt and fish, as he began to develop a habit for writing stories.  Later in […]

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jack kerouac locations

Posted on May 8, 2013 by peter bell

Born Jean-Louis Kerouac on March 12, 1922 to French-Canadian parents in the second-story apartment of a Lowell, MA home, Jack Kerouac became one of the preeminent writers (along with Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs) of what was later dubbed “the Beat generation.” Before beatniks or hippies or even punk rock- this group of writers, […]

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Jim Morrison and The Doors locations

Posted on July 9, 2012 by peter bell

Forty-one years ago today, Jim Morrison was lowered into a Paris burial plot (on July 9, 1971). The Doors frontman would have been 68 years old if he were alive today, but instead died of a heroin overdose at the tender age of 27. Where once the Lizard King slithered across the country, spitting his […]

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