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The Executioner's Song by  Norman MAILER - First edition, first printing - 1979 - from Sawtooth Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Executioner's Song

by MAILER, Norman

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Small crease on the front flap. This is Mailer's compelling account of the life and death of Gary Gilmore who was executed by a firing squad in Utah in 1977. A solid copy of this 1000-plus page book. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.


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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