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The Executioner's Song by  Norman Mailer - Hardcover - Early Reprint - 1979 - from Rose's Books, IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

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The Executioner's Song

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1979. Boston, MA, Little Brown, 1979. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR AND SIGNED (Magriel) by former owner, Christine Fairchild Magriel, the first female architect at MIT and mother of backgammon champion Paul Magriel. Early reprint. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with silver and gilt lettering embossed on spine, pastel orange endpapers, 1056 pp. Dust jacket slightly curled at top edge, bindings are faded at top edge, small discolorations. Appears gently read. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Signed by Author. Early Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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