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Steamboat briefs: Hemingway scholar speaks Wednesday at the library

Nancy W. Sindelar

Nancy W. Sindelar, author of "Influencing Hemmingway," will be giving a literary talk at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bud Werner Memorial Library about the people, places and activities that shaped Ernest Hemingway. She will share rare photos and excerpts from personal letters to parents, wives, lovers, children and friends written by the legendary author.

Sindelar's talk takes the audience from Hemingway's birth and early influences in Oak Park, Illinois, to Hemingway's adventures and experiences in Kansas City, Italy, France, Spain, Key West, Florida, Cuba and Sun Valley, Idaho.

Sindelar is an educator and board member of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park. She has given many popular talks about the life and work of Hemingway, including presentations at the International Colloquium Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, the American Literature Association and the Hemingway Society Conference in Venice, Italy. She has owned a house in Steamboat for more than 20 years and has been an Over the Hill Gang guide for 12 years.

Copies of "Influencing Hemmingway" will be available for sale and author signing. Visit http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.

All Mountain Ski & Ride Camp looking for chefs

The STARS 10th annual All Mountain Ski & Ride Camp is looking for Crock Pot chefs. Anyone who can make a crock of something tasty to feed the veterans and other campers Wednesday night should email craig@steamboatstars.com.

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