This is a quote from the book The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.
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If you’re interested, you can read an excerpt from the book here.
The Old Man and the Sea – Summary
Here is the book summary from Goodreads:
Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway’s magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. In a perfectly crafted story, which won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge to the elements in which he lives.
Copyright © 1952 by Ernest Hemingway.
More details on Goodreads can be found here.