publication date: Thursday, November 16, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Literature

clue: This Cuban became messianic long before he became titular.

explanation: Fuentes was a Cuban sea captain and friend of Ernest Hemingway widely believed to have inspired The Old Man and the Sea, even though he was in his forties when Hemingway knew him. The novel is often interpreted as Christ allegory. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, and Megan Baxter


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