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Ernest Hemingway owned and used ticket for a bullfight at Valencia?s Plaza Toros de Valencia in ?The Dangerous Summer? of 1959
Colorful bullfight ticket, 7? x 3?. Plaza Toros de Valencia, July 29, 1959. ?Sombra / Preferencia? (?Shade / Preference?). Paper ticket with a punched cancellation hole. Slight tear at lower edge. Fine condition.Matador Luis Miguel Dominguin was badly gored and thrown while fighting his third bull of the day in a mano-a-mano fight with his brother-in-law and rival, matador Antonio OrdoƱez, the next day in Plaza Toros de Valencia.In the introduction to Hemingway?s ?The Dangerous Summer? which was written in 1959-1960 but published posthumously in 1985, James A. Michener writes, ?This is a book about death written by a lusty sixty-year-old man who had reason to fear that his own death was imminent. It is also a loving account of his return to those heroic days when he was young and learning about life in the bull rings of Spain ... ?The Dangerous Summer? focuses on bullfighting and its participants, both in the ring and in the stands ... Temporada, the season. Roughly, from late March throug
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