Leicester Hemingway

Leicester Clarence Hemingway (April 1, 1915 – September 13, 1982) was an American writer. He was the younger brother of writer Ernest Hemingway and wrote six books, including a first novel entitled ''The Sound of the Trumpet'' (1953), based on Leicester's experiences in France and Germany during World War II.

In 1961, Leicester published ''My Brother, Ernest Hemingway'', a biography. The work was well-received and brought Leicester both recognition as a writer in his own right and significant financial rewards. With the capital from the work, Hemingway created the micronation of on a barge off the coast of Jamaica, intended to serve as a marine research headquarters. The project was cut short when New Atlantis was destroyed in a 1966 tropical storm.
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