The Hemingway Hoax

  • by Joe Haldeman
  • Narrated by Eric Michael Summerer
  • 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The hoax proposed to John Baird by a two-bit con man in a seedy Key West bar was shady but potentially profitable. With little left to lose, the struggling, middle-aged Hemingway scholar agreed to forge a manuscript and pass it off as Papa's lost masterpiece. But Baird never realized his actions would shatter the history of his own Earth - and others. And now the unsuspecting academic is trapped out of time - propelled through a series of grim parallel worlds and pursued by an interdimensional hitman with a literary license to kill.BONUS AUDIO: Author Joe Haldeman explains how, fittingly, the idea for The Hemingway Hoax wasn't entirely his.

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What the Critics Say



Hugo Award Winner, Best Novella, 1991

"A dazzling entertainment that builds to an astonishing and moving conclusion." (Peter Straub)
"Haldeman at his best: fast, literate, suspenseful, and mordantly funny." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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Good book, equally good audibook

I think this audio book does the story justice,

It's a good story, which will get you think about reality, if you're that way inclined. The ending is as confusing as the end to 2001.
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- Neil

Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-03-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios