Ernest and Pauline (Pfeiffer) Hemingway

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Museum in Piggott, Arkansas, celebrating the time Ernest Hemingway spent in Arkansas with his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer.

Museum in Piggott, Arkansas, celebrating the time Ernest Hemingway spent in Arkansas with his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer.

Ernest Hemingway with Pauline Pfeiffer, a Paris Vogue writer who became his wife in 1927

Hemingway enters New York Harbor with his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer, aboard the ocean liner Paris on April He described her as “clever and entertaining and full of desire.

The Lost Generation in 1920s Paris: Pauline Pfeiffer, editor for Vogue magazine, eventually married Ernest Hemingway. "Sarah & Gerald," a novel of Paris in the 1920s, by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson.

The Lost Generation in Paris: Pauline Pfeiffer, editor for Vogue magazine, eventually married Ernest Hemingway. "Sarah & Gerald," a novel of Paris in the by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson.

Pauline and Ernest Hemingway 1927

Ernest Hemingway and Pauline Pfeiffer on the beach, San Sebastian, Spain, 1927

EH 5702P  not dated  Ernest and Pauline Hemingway at the Hemingway's Key West home. Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

EH not dated Ernest and Pauline Hemingway at the Hemingway's Key West home. Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

Spain. The Hemingways, the Murphys and Pauline Pfeiffer, San Fermin Festival, Pamplona,  1926

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Gerald Murphy, Sara Murphy, Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest Hemingway and Elizabeth Hadley Richardson, Pamplona, Spain, 1926

{L to R: Gerald Murphy, Sara Murphy, Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest Hemingway and Elizabeth Hadley Richardson in Pamplona, Spain.

Ernest Hemingway with Patrick and Gregory, his second and third sons with Pauline Pfeiffer

American Author Ernest Hemingway with sons Patrick (left) and Gregory (right) with kittens in Finca Vigia, Cuba.

Pauline Pfeiffer - Bing images

Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow: The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Marriage

Hemingway and his second wife Pauline (Pauline Pfeiffer) married, 1927–1940.  They married in Paris after his divorce from Hadley.  Pauline's family was wealthy and Catholic; before the marriage Hemingway converted to Catholicism. By the end of the year Pauline, pregnant, wanted to move back to America.  John Dos Passos recommended Key West, and they left Paris in March 1928. They had 2 sons, Patrick and Gregory.

Hemingway and his second wife Pauline Pfeiffer. They had 2 sons, Patrick and Gregory, but her Catholicism got in the way. Although it was the longest of his marriages, the reality was far briefer. He left Pauline for Martha Gellhorn.

EH05158P Ernest Hemingway and Pauline Pfeiffer's Key West home.

Ernest Hemingway and Pauline Pfeiffer's Key West home.

Pauline Pfeiffer

Hemingway's House, Key West I have always been a fan of Ernest Hemingway's writing, so naturally, visiting the Hemingway House in Key We.

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