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The Executioner's Song

by MAILER, Norman

Condition: fine/near fine


London: Hutchinson, 1979. hardcover. fine/near fine. 1056 pages. 8vo, cloth, d.w. London: Hutchinson, (1979). First English Edition. Pulitzer Prize account of crime and punishment in the story of Gary Gilmore. Presentation copy. " To Amy (Greene) who is such a dear friend that she will find a way to love this book if she can ever devise a way to hold it in her lap - Cheers, angel, kisses/ Norman" . With Amy Green's ownership blindstamp.


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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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