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The Executioner's Song by  Norman Mailer - Hardcover - 1979 - from Act 2 Books and Biblio.co.uk

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The Executioner's Song

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: Very Good /Good


U.S.A.: Little, Brown and Company. Hardcover. 0316544175 A nice book from private collection. Clean, tight, square copy with only typical used wear. Dust jacket shows shelf wear with some chipping / fraying and small tears. A nice copy over all. NOT Ex-Library. NOT Remainder. Gift inscription. Dust jacket is NOT price clipped. Fourth Printing. . Very Good. 1979.

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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