Terry Mort

Terry Mort was born and raised in Poland, Ohio, and attended Princeton, where he wrote his senior thesis on the Hemingway Hero. Carlos Baker, Hemingway's official biographer, was one of the readers. Initially interested in a career in academics, Terry opted instead to enlist in the Navy and spent three years on active duty-- two on the West Coast, which included a tour of Vietnam.

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Author Terry Mort talks about Ernest Hemingway's U-Boat Patrols

A fascinating account by an amateur historian adventurer of a dramatic, untold chapter in Hemingway's life.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Form and content.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. My regrets are regrets of omission and there may be time to remedy them; therefore, I won't be specific.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. medical problems

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Huck Finn

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Unlikely. To paraphrase Voltaire, perfection is the enemy of the good.

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