Norman Mailer: A Double Life

Norman Mailer: A Double Life

by J. Michael Lennon

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ISBN-13: 9781439150191
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 960
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

J. Michael Lennon is Emeritus Vice President for Academic Affairs and Emeritus Professor of English at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. In addition to being chair of the editorial board of The Mailer Review, he has written or edited several books about and with Mailer.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Riptides of Fame: June 1948 1

1 Long Branch and Brooklyn 7

2 Harvard 25

3 The Army 56

4 Paris and Hollywood: Prominent and Empty 98

5 The Deer Park 144

6 General Marijuana and the Navigator 178

7 A Felonious Assault and An American Dream 261

8 Third Person Personal: Armies and After 352

9 Politician to Prisoner 410

10 The Turn to Biography 458

11 Death Wishes: Gilmore and Abbott 503

12 Pharaohs and Tough Guys 567

13 An Unfinished Cathedral: Harlot's Ghost 613

14 A Merry Life and a Married One 652

15 Old Freighter, Uncertain Sea 708

Appreciations 765

Books Norman Mailer 771

Notes 773

Select Bibliography 907

Photo Credits 915

Index 917

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