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The Naked and the Dead

Mailer, Norman

ISBN 10: 0394603214 / ISBN 13: 9780394603216
Published by Rinehart & Company, New York, NY, 1948
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VG, minor wear to bottom spine, in Good DJ, spine faded edge wear; Lacking the Rinehart seal, no add'l ptgs indicated. Red and Black DJ with $4 price. Owner name ffep. DJ has reviews. ; Early Ptg; Black cloth; 8vo; DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 10176

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Title: The Naked and the Dead

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon. This fiftieth anniversary edition features a new introduction created especially for the occasion by Norman Mailer.

Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows an army platoon of foot soldiers who are fighting for the possession of the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Composed in 1948, The Naked and the Dead is representative of the best in twentieth-century American writing.

About the Author:

Born in Long Branch, NJ, in 1923, and raised in Brooklyn, Norman Mailer was one of the most influential writers of the second half of the 20th century and a leading public intellectual for nearly sixty years. He is the author of more than thirty books. The Castle in the Forest, his last novel, was his eleventh New York Times bestseller. His first novel, The Naked and the Dead, has never gone out of print. His 1968 nonfiction narrative, The Armies of the Night, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He won a second Pulitzer for The Executioner’s Song and is the only person to have won Pulitzers in both fiction and nonfiction. Five of his books were nominated for National Book Awards, and he won a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation in 2005. Mr. Mailer died in 2007 in New York City.

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