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The Executioner's Song

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: slightly cocked and has minor soiling and wear else a nice copy that is clean and tight.


Little, Brown, 1979. the uncorrected proof in wrappers. Softbound. slightly cocked and has minor soiling and wear else a nice copy that is clean and tight.. 1050 pp.


  • Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 104646
  • Title: The Executioner's Song
  • Author: Mailer, Norman
  • Format/binding:Softbound
  • Book condition: Used - slightly cocked and has minor soiling and wear else a nice copy that is clean and tight.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: the uncorrected proof in wrappers
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • Date published: 1979


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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