Norman Mailer

Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948.

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1961. First Edition. 446 pages. Pictorial jacket over black boards. Inscription and crease to front endpaper. Light tanning to endpapers and page edges. Light rub wear and marking to boards and edges. Small bumps to corners. Slight lean to spine. Jacket is mildly rub worn with medium tears and chips to edges. Mild rub wear and bleaching to spine.  read more
The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
1967. 605 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
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Prisoner of Sex by Norman Mailer
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Portrait Of Picasso As A Young Man by Norman Mailer
Setting out to capture Picasso's early life and explore the originality of his art and ambition, this biography pays particular attention to the artist's first great love, Fernande Olivier, with whom he lived for seven years. Excerpts from her memoirs give voice to her own feelings.  read more
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Marilyn: A Biography by Norman Mailer
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Marilyn : A Biography by Norman Mailer
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The Gospel According to the Son by Norman Mailer
The Gospel According to the Son  read more
Harper Perennial Modern Classics - The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
Reissue of a modern classic - the book that catapulted Norman Mailer to fame on its first publication in 1948. Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, 'The Naked and the Dead' is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare. Focusing on the experiences of a fourteen-man platoon stationed on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War II, and written in a journalistic style, it tells the moving story of the soldiers' struggle to retain a sense of dignity amidst the horror of warfare, and to find a source of meaning in their lives amisdst the sounds and fury of battle.  read more
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