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Posted: 21 July 2006 at 5:47pm | IP Logged Quote papa key

what was the story about hemingway breaking a walking stick over his head or something and the walking stick was that of john steinbeck and did hemingway and he get along?

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Posted: 22 July 2006 at 3:17pm | IP Logged Quote Peter Krynicki

Hemingway once bet John O'Hara $50 that he could break his blackthorn walking stick over his head (Hemingway won the bet). John Steinbeck had given this walking stick to O'Hara?

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Posted: 01 August 2006 at 3:21pm | IP Logged Quote yaziftotino

   YEAH, HEMINGWAY AND STEINBACK GOT ALONG, AND HEMINGWAY BET STEINBACK $50 THAT HE COULD BREAK A STICK OVA HIZ HEAD, AND AH SAID THA IZ NO MOA STOREH ABOUT IT, EXEPT THA HE BROKE HIS HEAD AND COULDN'T ATTEND THE NOBEL PRIZE FEAST.



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Posted: 02 August 2006 at 9:12am | IP Logged Quote Mike Galvin

Hey Ali G, that's not exactly how the story goes. I believe Peter has the correct story.

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