Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Cicero Illinois and die on July 2, 1961. He was an American author and journalist. Hemingway worked on his school newspaper, Trapeze and Tabula, writing primarily about sports and after graduation started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City. In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve in World War I as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army. For his service, he was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. Ernest Hemingway wrote many novels including A Farewell to Arms, The Sun also Rises, In our Time, The Old Man and the Sea and Death in the Afternoon. Ernest Hemingway won The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954 for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea. Also Ernest Hemingway won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for fiction and drama for “The Old Man and the Sea” and “Picnic”.