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Author Mailer, Norris Church.

Title A ticket to the circus : a memoir / Norris Church Mailer.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Mailer,N MAI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 416 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary The sixth (and last) wife of Norman Mailer, Norris Church Mailer, met the late writer in 1975, when she was 26 and he twice her age; they were married for 33 years. Her memoir is, among other things, the story of a series of emancipations: from the constraints of her loving but limiting parents and the claustrophobic moralism of her Arkansas hometown; from her first marriage to a man she quickly outgrew; and from her inhibitions about writing and creating art. Norris Church Mailer who has led a life as large and as colorful as her husband's, and every bit as engaging.
Subject Mailer, Norris Church -- Marriage.
Mailer, Norman -- Marriage.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781400067947 (alk. paper) : $26.00
1400067944 (alk. paper)

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