FotoFriday: Old Man and the Sea

How is it possible that one of the greatest photographers of all time was sent to shoot one of the greatest American writers of all time in advance of a book that ended up selling over 5 million copies in 2 days and many of the photos remained hidden from the public view for 57 years?

The photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt; the writer: Ernest Hemingway; the book: Old Man and the Sea; the setting: Cuba

Check out Life’s great slideshow (19 slides)

Report via Sea-Fever Twittersphere Correspondent Mia Chambers.

Hemingway - Life Sept 1 1952

Hemingway - Life cover Sept 1 1952

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Peter A. Mello

Husband, father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

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