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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: Near fine/Near Fine


Little, Brown and Company, 1979-10-30. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near Fine. Signed. Flat SIGNED by Norman Mailer on a tipped in page. The volume is bumped at the spine ends and lightly sunned on the edges. The unclipped dust jacket, sleeved in mylar, has some light edge wrinkles.

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.


  • Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14050421
  • Title: The Executioner's Song
  • Author: Mailer, Norman
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • 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


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