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Brigitte Kernel's Hemingway secret: Greg, Gigi, Gloria


The tragic story of the son of the writer who chooses to become a woman.

Her father called her "Gigi", she was sometimes nicknamed Greg but, when he died of a heart attack on October 1, 2001 at the Miami-Dade Women's Detention Center, only the Times made the obituary of Gregory Hemingway, in calling her Gloria, the first name she had chosen when she changed her sex.

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By the voice of the youngest son of Ernest Hemingway, born a boy on November 21, 1931 and who became a woman in 1995, Brigitte Kernel tackles a part of the life of a flagship figure in 20th century Anglo-Saxon literature again. told through an unknown episode of its existence. A truthful episode but rubbed with the romantic fire stone. The one that interrupts the silences, shakes up the legends and strives to illuminate the skilfully maintained shadow areas.

The novelist slips into the skin of Gregory-Gloria Hemingway while she is imprisoned for yet another time for indecent assault

So, for Agatha Christie, the missing chapter , Brigitte Kernel donning the costume of the British crime queen to return to the eleven days during which the writer had vanished after a grief

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