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Hemingway famously said that he re-wrote the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times before he got it right. Turns out, it was actually 47. And you’ll be able to read them all, along with early drafts of essential passages, in a new edition of the book coming out this week from Scribner.
What authors’ alternate endings and writing notes would you most like to get your mitts on?
What’s On Your Alternate Ending Wishlist?

Hemingway famously said that he re-wrote the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times before he got it right. Turns out, it was actually 47. And you’ll be able to read them all, along with early drafts of essential passages, in a new edition of the book coming out this week from Scribner.

What authors’ alternate endings and writing notes would you most like to get your mitts on?

What’s On Your Alternate Ending Wishlist?