"Sounds amazing Tom.
I remember that you were not such a big fan (to put it delicately) of How It Was so I can well imagine you enjoyed having another perspective on, er....how it was.
Hope you are well and glad to see you on Facebook."
Which side of his family do you suggest?
Hemingway said and wrote many things that were clearly not true. True students of Hemingway need to wary of his compulsion to say somethings that were a bit gray in the truth department!