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Ernest Hemingway Look Alike Contest


Key West. The island Pulitzer-prize winning author Ernest Hemingway called home during the 1930s. No doubt his presence in Key West has left a powerful mark on not only its general history, but also its literary history. While residing here, Hemingway authored some of his most famous and lasting works. His celebrity, brought about by his literary accomplishments, is celebrated by his admirers every year during Hemingway Days. And those who are less familiar with Hemingway and his works are also drawn to Key West in order to learn more about his life, career, and works. This year, the rich history that is Hemingway’s legacy will be commemorated Tuesday through Sunday, July 17th – 22nd, 2012. Hemingway Days events will include a Hemingway look alike contest, readings, book signings, awards ceremonies for literary competitions, the 133th anniversary of Ernest’s birth on July 21st, a one-man play that explores Hemingway’s legend, museum exhibits of exclusive Hemingway memorabilia, the traditional “Running of the Bulls,” and a three-day marlin tournament. Come and engage in one of Key West’s most historical occasions!

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