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Hemingway Death: How The Author Unraveled After Leaving First Wife Hadley Richardson

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One afternoon in the late winter of 1961, while Hadley Richardson was vacationing at a ranch in Arizona with her second husband, she got a call from her first husband, Ernest Hemingway. Though the writer had spoken to Richardson rarely since their divorce in 1927, and seen her just once in 22 years, she remained his most enduring muse -- the model for the alluring but wounded Hemingway heroine -- and recently, he'd been thinking about her a lot.

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