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Author Mailer, Norman.

Title Norman Mailer : four books of the 1960s / J. Michael Lennon, editor.

Publication Info. New York : The Library of America, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    818 Mailer,N MAI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 926 pages ; 21 cm.
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Series The library of America ; 305
Library of America ; 305.
Summary War hero, television star, existential hipster, seducer, murderer: such is the protagonist of An American Dream, Mailer's hallucinatory voyage through the dark night of an America awash in money, sex, and violence. In Why Are We in Vietnam? a motor-mouthed 18-year-old Texan on the eve of military service recounts with manic and obscene exuberance a grizzly bear hunt in Alaska that exposes the macho roots of the war. The acclaimed "non-fiction novel" The Armies of the Night (winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award) and its follow-up Miami and the Siege of Chicago are on-the-scene, in-the-scene accounts of an antiwar march on the Pentagon and the party conventions of 1968, as Mailer casts himself as a player in the drama he reports, bringing a sharp and merciless eye on the decade's political upheavals.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 893-914) and index.
Contents An American dream -- Why are we in Vietnam? -- The armies of the night -- Miami and the siege of Chicago.
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Psychology, Pathological -- Fiction.
Sex addiction -- Fiction.
Bear hunting -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Alaska -- Fiction.
Texas -- Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion.
Republican National Convention (29th : 1968 : Miami Beach, Fla.).
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.).
Nineteen sixties.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Added Author Lennon, Michael, editor.
Mailer, Norman. American dream.
Mailer, Norman. Why are we in Vietnam?
Mailer, Norman. Armies of the night.
Mailer, Norman. Miami and the siege of Chicago.
Added Title Works. Selections
Four books of the 1960s
4 books of the 1960s
4 books of the nineteen sixties
American dream.
Why are we in Vietnam?
Armies of night.
Miami and the siege of Chicago.
ISBN 9781598535587 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1598535587 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

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