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The Naked and the Dead is a 1948 novel by Norman Mailer. It was partly based on his experiences with the 112th Cavalry Regiment during the Philippines Campaign in World War II. It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1958.
Mailer is known for his journalism and drama as well as his fiction. The Naked and the Dead brought him his first widespread recognition
Sorbonne, in Paris, he wrote The Naked and the Dead (1948), hailed immediately as one of the finest American novels to come out of World War I. American literature. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. More About The Naked and the Dead. 5 references found in Britannica articles.
Norman Mailer's first novel, The Naked and the Dead, is widely regarded as one of the finest American novels of the twentieth century. Among Norman Mailer's other achievements are Why Are We in Vietnam?, The Armies of the Night, for which he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1968, and The Executioner's Song, which won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize. Start reading The Naked and the Dead on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.
About Norman Mailer: Norman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and film director . He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize twice and the National Book Award once. In 1955, Mailer, together with Ed Fancher and Dan Wolf, first published The Village Voice, which began as an arts- and politics-oriented weekly newspaper initially distributed in Greenwich Village. In 2005, he won the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from The National Book Foundation. Norman Mailer’s books. The Naked and the Dead.
Jacket design by James Holland. The Naked and the Dead follows the story of an army platoon of foot soldiers fighting for the Japanese island of Anopopei. The best novel to come out of the. war, perhaps the best book to come out of any war" (San Francisco Chronicle). The narrative presents, with great accuracy and power, the agony of the American troops in the Pacific campaign It remains Mailer’s best, and certainly the best war novel to emerge from the United States" (Burgess, 42-43). Thick octavo, original cloth. Signed by Norman Mailer on the title page. Some spotting to the page edges, very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing and wear.
It is illustrated by artist Alan E. Cober. I am not a professional seller or appraiser of this item. I have taken several pictures and will describe the items to the best of my ability. Please contact me if you have any questions. This book is from my private library and it has been with me in a smoke free environment since I bought it new from The Franklin Library. In my opinion t his book is in like new condition, it has never been read. Franklin Library Signed Norman Mailer, Naked And Dead. THE NAKED AND THE DEAD/Norman an.
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NotesLibrary of Congress #: 78-741954
Directed by Ward Botsford
Recorded at Caedmon Studios, New York
SOURCE: THE NAKED AND THE DEAD, Copyright 1948, 1976 by Norman Mailer
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