Recommended in Program(s): Challenge I
Cycle(s): N/A

With his characteristic simplicity and realism, Hemingway leads readers through the story of Santiago, a steadfast and rugged fisherman. Infamously unlucky, Santiago takes to the sea every day and returns every night with no fish. When—after eighty-four unlucky days—he finally gets a bite, the real challenge begins. Packed with symbolism, The Old Man and the Sea is great fodder for class discussion.

    • Paperback
    • 112 pages
    • © 1994

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