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The Executioner's Song by  Norman Mailer - Signed First Edition - 1979-10-30 - from Trilby & Co. Books and Biblio.co.uk

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The Executioner's Song

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Little, Brown and Company, 1979-10-30. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. SIGNED, without inscription, by Norman Mailer on the half title page. The volume is lightly bumped on the spine ends, has a small ownership sticker on the front endpaper, and the binding is a tad wobbly. The price clipped dust jacket, protected in a sleeve, has light edge wear to include corner and spine nicks.
  • Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18040415
  • Title: The Executioner's Song
  • Author: Mailer, Norman
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0316544175
  • ISBN 13:9780316544177
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1979-10-30
  • Keywords: first edition|signed


Book summary

Norman Mailer was born in 1923 in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1955, he was one of the co-founders of The Village Voice. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner's Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot's Ghost; Oswald's Tale; The Gospel According to the Son, The Castle and the Forest and On God. He died in 2007.

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