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Tough Guys Don't Dance

NORMAN MAILER

Published by Random House July 1984, 1984
ISBN 10: 0394537866 / ISBN 13: 9780394537863
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Title: Tough Guys Don't Dance

Publisher: Random House July 1984

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket, except for a P/O ownership seal on FFEP. Story centers on the desperate attempts of a down-and-out writer to discover the strange truth behind a series of grisly, inexplicable mutilation murders. Bookseller Inventory # 20080827102594

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Synopsis: "A novel that is as brash and brooding and ultimately as mesmerizing as the author himself...The dazzling balance betwen humor and horror keeps us plunging on....As for characters, each is a gem....It is a book to read with infinite pleasures."
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Tim Madden awakes one morning with a gruesome hangover, a painful tatoo on his upper arm, blood all over the passenger seat of his Porsche, a severed female head in his marijuana stash, and almost no memory of his actions on the preceding evening. He is about to discover what they were and what he is....


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About the Author: Norman Mailer was born in 1923 in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York.  After graduating from Harvard, he served in the South Pacific during World War II.  He published his first book, The Naked and the Dead, in 1948.  Mailer won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1968 for Armies of the Night, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize again in 1980 for RThe Executioner's Song.  He has directed four feature-length films, was a co-founder of The Village Voice in 1955, and was president of the American PEN from 1984 to 1986.  His most recent novel, The Gospel According to the Son, is his thirtieth book.   The Time of Our Time, an anthology of the best of Mailer's writing, was published in Mqy of 1998 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversery of Mailer's literary debut.


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