The United States Navy observes its birthday every year on October 13th. One of its notable members, Senator John McCain was known for his enjoyment of books. In particular Senator McCain was known to admire Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls as a guide to see life clearly and still want to embrace it.

On September 1, 2018, President Obama cited the book as one of McCain’s favorites and read the following quote:

Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.

Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

Book Title: For Whom the Bell Tolls  

Book Author: Hemingway, Ernest

Dewey Decimal Call Number: FIC HEM

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