Hey, Old Man (and the Sea), Happy Birthday!

2022-09-04T00:12:07-04:00September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , |0 Comments

If we were all old men we could do worse than land in Ernest Hemingway’s classic novella The Old Man and the Sea. The story, among the most loved of the 20th century, just turned 70. The old man – his name is Santiago – is an outsider. He’s impoverished. Has horrible luck. Hasn’t caught a