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Mailer, Norman

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Most widely held works about Norman Mailer
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Most widely held works by Norman Mailer
The naked and the dead by Norman Mailer( Book )
461 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 6,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows a platoon of Marines who are stationed on the Japanese-held island of Anopopei
The executioner's song by Norman Mailer( Book )
123 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 4,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-creates the crime, trial and events leading to the execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, who requested the death sentence
The castle in the forest : a novel by Norman Mailer( Book )
60 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious SS man offers an insightful glimpse of the life and career of Adolf Hitler, offering a unique perspective on his family, his childhood and adolescence, and the evolution of the man who became the personification of evil
Ancient evenings by Norman Mailer( Book )
117 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norman Mailer's dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature, lover, and victim; and the gods and mortals that surround them in intimate and telepathic communion. Mailer's reincarnated protagonist is carried through the exquisite gardens of the royal harem, along the majestic flow of the Nile, and into the terrifying clash of battle
The armies of the night; history as a novel, the novel as history by Norman Mailer( Book )
131 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 3,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author chronicles his experiences during the four days of events surrounding the peace march on the Pentagon in October, 1967. In a final section, he presents an evaluation of the march and its implications for American life and politics
Tough guys don't dance by Norman Mailer( Book )
54 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an encounter with a woman who reminds him of the wife who deserted him, Timothy Madden awaken with fragmented memories and an agonizing suspicion that he committed murder
An American dream by Norman Mailer( Book )
182 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this nightmare vision of life, a hard-drinking TV figure, with schizophrenic tendencies, strangles his wealthy wife
Harlot's ghost by Norman Mailer( Book )
74 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of CIA intelligence officer Harry Hubbard, and his mentor Hugh Tremont Montague code name Harlot
The Gospel according to the Son by Norman Mailer( Book )
66 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The autobiography of Jesus Christ, written by him after his ascension into heaven. The novel opens with his youth as a carpenter, gives his reaction to God's announcement of his mission to save mankind, and describes the terror of the crucifixion. Christ analyzes his two sides--the divine and the human--and recalls his debates with the devil
Oswald's tale : an American mystery by Norman Mailer( Book )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructs the life of Lee Harvey Oswald including the Minsk years, childhood, time in the Marine Corps and the events from 1961-1963
The deer park : a play by Norman Mailer( Book )
189 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The deer park is set in the town of Desert D'Or, a man-made oasis of bars, neon signs, motels, and gambling clubs located in the desert just over the mountains from California. To Desert D'Or come the Hollywood contingents of aspiring movie stars, black-listed writers, call girls, pimps, and paternalistic studio officials -- all to enact in the strenuousness of their leisure-taking, the fevered dreams, sexual conflicts, and sputtering hopes of a rich, but lost, society."--Jacket
Why are we in Vietnam? : a novel by Norman Mailer( Book )
104 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When "Why Are We in Vietnam"? was published in 1967, almost twenty years after "The Naked and the Dead," the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless quality. Narrated by Ranald ("D.J.") Jethroe, Texas's most precocious teenager, on the eve of his departure to fight in Vietnam, this story of a hunting trip in Alaska is both brilliantly entertaining and profoundly thoughtful
Of a fire on the moon by Norman Mailer( Book )
48 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synthesis of science and literature: an account of Project Apollo
Marilyn : a biography by Norman Mailer( Book )
109 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles the Hollywood star's tragic life and explores her complexity as a woman and actress
Miami and the siege of Chicago; an informal history of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968 by Norman Mailer( Book )
36 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An informal history of the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1968
Cannibals and Christians by Norman Mailer( Book )
53 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in 7 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbary shore by Norman Mailer( Book )
104 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrated by Lovett, a disabled World War II veteran, about intrigues surrounding McLeod, one of his Brooklyn boarding house neighbors, who is a former communist in this Cold War era setting, and his fellow boarders, one of whom is tailing McLeod
Portrait of Picasso as a young man : an interpretive biography by Norman Mailer( Book )
33 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interpretive biography of Picasso's life and work as a young man, discussing the influence of his first great love, Fernande Olivier
The fight by Norman Mailer( Book )
73 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author tells the tale of a fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaïre, in 1975, for which each fighter was paid five millions dollars
The prisoner of sex by Norman Mailer( Book )
42 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bundeling van eerder in Harper's Magazine verschenen artikelen tegen Sexual Politics van Kate Millett. O.a. over homoseksualiteit
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.19 for The castle ... to 0.50 for Adversity ...)
Alternative Names
Kingsley Mailer, Norman 1923-2007
Mailer, Nachem Malek.
Mailer, Norman
Mailer, Norman 1923-
Mailer, Norman Kingsley.
Mailer, Norman Kingsley 1923-2007
Meēler, Norman 1923-2007
Meĭler, Norman
Meiler, Norman 1923-2007
Mejler, Norman 1923-2007
Νόρμαν Μέιλερ 1923-2007
Мейлер, Норман
Мейлер, Норман 1923-2007
Мейлър, Норман 1923-2007
メイラー, ノーマン
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