Clean, Well-Lighted Place, A

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Story by Hemingway, published in Winner Take Nothing.

At a sidewalk table of a Spanish café an old, deaf man sits drinking brandy late at night as the two waiters discuss him, the older one with sympathy because he too is lonely, fearful, confident of nothing, and also in need of the security of a clean, well-lighted place.

Subjects: Literature.

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