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Memoir review: 'Paul and Me,' by A.E. Hotchner
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USD Overview Bestselling author A. The pair also established a special summer camp for seriously ill children, again bringing a dauntingly complicated and expensive project to fruition with little more than nerve and contrariness. But the author focuses on the actor away from Hollywood, engaged in his passions for racing, boating and just hanging out and shooting the breeze. An intimate, uplifting account of a profound friendship and a boyish lark that grew into a spectacularly successful enterprise.
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Hotchner was born in St. In , he graduated from Washington University in St.
Louis with degrees in both history A. Louis in — Army Air Corps as a journalist, attaining the rank of major. When the war was over, he decided to forgo law and pursue a career in writing.
Hotchner has been an editor, biographer, novelist and playwright. In , he met Ernest Hemingway , and the two were close friends until Hemingway's death in Hotchner wrote Papa Hemingway , his biography of Hemingway, whose work he had also adapted for plays and television.
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The film, King of the Hill , directed by Steven Soderbergh , is a screen adaptation of Hotchner's autobiographical novel of the same name. A Depression -era, bildungsroman memoir, it tells the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis.