Four Days With Hemingway S Ghost Is Not A Story Of Spooks And Goblins It S A Powerful Story About Two Men From Two Very Different Times One Man Is Mortal, The Other Is Immortal One Is Painfully Ordinary, The Other World Famous Jack Phelan Is A Forty Two Year Old Underachiever Who Lives In South Florida Although He Mows Lawns For A Living, He S Not What You Might Expect He S Got An Exceptionally Sharp Mind And Is A Self Educated Hemingway Aficionado After Jack Gets Into An Unlikely Accident He S Flown By Helicopter To The Nearest Hospital, Where He Remains In A Coma For Four Days But Somehow, Minutes After He Blacks Out, He Finds Himself In Key West, Florida Rubbing Shoulders With An Aged Ernest Hemingway Hem Has Been Sent Back Down To Help Determine Whether Or Not Jack Has What It Takes To Write A Book For The Main Man Above The Clouds But What Ernest Doesn T Know Is That The Book Is To Be About Him And That Its Purpose Is To Change The World S Perception Of The Swaggering, Hard Knuckled, Macho Myth He Has Become Over The Next Four Days, Jack Phelan And Ernest Hemingway Travel To The Legendary Author S Old Haunts And Meet Up With Many Of His Long Gone Friends Some Of These Reunions Are Rollicking Good Times, Others Are Highly Emotional Tests Of Strength But Wait When Their Time Together Comes To An End, The Story Is Still Not Over That S When Things Really Get Interesting.
It has been said in the Winton family that the day Tom was born a ferocious blizzard bore down on New York City And that while in labor, his mother her head down alongside his father forged her way through near blinding white snow to a Queens subway station where the two boarded a train to a Manhattan hospital It has also been said that the doctor who later that day delivered Tom had to smack It has been said in the Winton family that the day Tom was born a ferocious blizzard bore down on New York City And that while in labor, his mother her head down alongside his father forged her way through near blinding white snow to a Queens subway station where the two boarded a train to a Manhattan hospital It has also been said that the doctor who later that day delivered Tom had to smack him on the behind three times before he d cry.At the only PTA meeting his parents ever attended, his third grade teacher told them, Tommy can do anything he wants to But he must be pushed But Tommy didn t like to be pushed And some things never change He has always been a free spirit doing what he wanted, when he wanted As a result of his adventuresome nature, he s lived a life of erratic twists and turns And that is what today gives him a bottomless well of experiences to draw from when he sits down to write novels.Winton has done everything from pounding spikes on a rowdy railroad gang in the Colorado Rockies to driving a taxicab in some of New York City s most dangerous neighborhoods He s also been a Manhattan sales executive, a ditch digger pipe installer in Florida, a house painter on Long Island, a go for in Maine, an entrepreneur and a host of other things Along with his wife and their Jack Russell Terrier, Ginger, he now lives atoned down life somewhere in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains Listed several times as one ofs top 100 Most Popular Authors in both Mystery Suspense Thrillers and Literary Fiction, all of Tom Winton s full length novels have been bestsellers
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- Four Days with Hemingways Ghost
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- 07 October 2018 Tom Winton