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Oswalds tale, Mailer Norman

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Автор: Mailer Norman   (Мейлер, Н.)
Название:  Oswalds tale   (Что рассказал Ли Харви Освальд)
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Классификация:
ISBN: 0345404378
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345404374
ISBN: 0-345-40437-8
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-345-40437-4
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 848
Вес: 0.625 кг.
Дата издания: 31.01.2007
Язык: ENG
Размер: 21.01 x 13.97 x 3.71 cm
Поставляется из: США

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An American Dream

Автор: Norman Mailer
Название: An American Dream
ISBN: 0007204965 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007204960
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Описание: A key backlist title from the highly acclaimed author of "The Naked and the Dead and The Fight". War her ex-Congressman, a professor of 'popular but somewhat notorious reputation', television personality and husband of the rich and beautiful Deborah ('a girl who would have been bored by a diamond as big as the Ritz'), Stephen Rojack lived the "American Dream". But his enviable life concealed a strange tension, the constant 'itch to jump', and when one day he finally cracks and strangles his luscious wife, he unleashes a personality of undreamt-of ferocity. A wanted murderer, Rojack is suddenly catapulted into an alien world of gangsters, crumbling tenements and downtown bars. Here, he meets Cherry, a small-time singer who ekes out her living in sleazy nightclubs, waiting for a break. She's the woman Rojack falls for, dangerously, desperately, tragically! A powerful exploration of one man's quest for depravity, "An American Dream" shocked the USA on first publication in 1965 with its graphic depictions of sex and violence. One of the key works of twentieth-century American literature, the novel's white-hot prose makes it, for many, Mailer's finest achievement.

The Fight

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: The Fight
ISBN: 0812986121 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986129
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1194 р.
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Описание: In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible "professor of boxing." The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of unparalleled energy, acumen, and audacity. Whether he is analyzing the fighters' moves, interpreting their characters, or weighing their competing claims on the African and American souls, Mailer's grasp of the titanic battle's feints and stratagems--and his sensitivity to their deeper symbolism--makes this book a masterpiece of the literature of sport.

Praise for The Fight

"Exquisitely refined and attenuated . . . a] sensitive portrait of an extraordinary athlete and man, and a pugilistic drama fully as exciting as the reality on which it is based."--The New York Times

"One of the defining texts of sports journalism. Not only does Mailer recall the violent combat with a scholar's eye . . . he also makes the whole act of reporting seem as exciting as what's occurring in the ring."--GQ

"Stylistically, Mailer was the greatest boxing writer of all time."--Chuck Klosterman, Esquire

"One of Mailer's finest books."--Louis Menand, The New Yorker

Praise for Norman Mailer

" Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation."--The New York Times

"A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent."--The New Yorker

"Mailer is indispensable, an American treasure."--The Washington Post

"A devastatingly alive and original creative mind."--Life

"Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance."--The New York Review of Books

"The largest mind and imagination in modern] American literature . . . Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James, Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book."--Chicago Tribune

"Mailer is a master of his craft. His language carries you through the story like a leaf on a stream."--The Cincinnati Post

Harlot`S Ghost

Автор: Mailer,Norman
Название: Harlot`S Ghost
ISBN: 0349103186 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349103181
Издательство: Little, Brown
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Описание: A metaphysical thriller set in the world of the CIA between Berlin in the 1950s and the assassination of JFK in 1963. In it, Norman Mailer created a tough, dangerous world that takes on its own unique set of spiritual values, challenging many of the preconceptions of 20th century American history.

The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
ISBN: 1400066239 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400066230
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 2808 р.
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A Fire on the Moon

Автор: Norman Mailer
Название: A Fire on the Moon
ISBN: 014139496X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141394961
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
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Описание: Tells the scarcely credible story of the Apollo 11 mission. This book is suffused with Mailer`s obsession both with the astronauts themselves and with his own anxieties and terrors about the extremity of what they were trying to achieve.

The Deer Park

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: The Deer Park
ISBN: 0812986156 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986150
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Barbary Shore

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: Barbary Shore
ISBN: 0812986148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986143
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1123 р.
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Harlot`s ghost

Автор: Mailer, Norman
Название: Harlot`s ghost
ISBN: 0345379659 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345379658
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: от 1190 р.
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
ISBN: 0812986105 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986105
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Описание: A genuine literary event--an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time

Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific--or more exposed--than in his letters. All told, Mailer crafted more than 45,000 pieces of correspondence (approximately 20 million words), many of them deeply personal, keeping a copy of almost every one. Now the best of these are published--most for the first time--in one remarkable volume that spans seven decades and, it seems, several lifetimes. Together they form a stunning autobiographical portrait of one of the most original, provocative, and outspoken public intellectuals of the twentieth century.

Compiled by Mailer's authorized biographer, J. Michael Lennon, and organized by decade, Selected Letters of Norman Mailer features the most fascinating of Mailer's missives from 1940 to 2007--letters to his family and friends, to fans and fellow writers (including Truman Capote, James Baldwin, and Philip Roth), to political figures from Henry Kissinger to Bill and Hillary Clinton, and to such cultural icons as John Lennon, Marlon Brando, and even Monica Lewinsky.

Here is Mailer the precocious Harvard undergraduate, writing home to his parents for the first time and worrying that his acceptances by literary magazines were "all happening too easy." Here, too, is Mailer the soldier, confronting the violence of war in the Pacific, which would become the subject of his masterly debut novel, The Naked and the Dead " I'm] amazed how casually it fits into . . . daily life, how very unhorrible it all is." Mailer the international celebrity pledges to William Styron, "I'm going to write every day, and like Lot's Wife I'm consigning myself to a pillar of salt if I dare to look back," while the 1980s Mailer agonizes over the fallout from his ill-fated friendship with Jack Henry Abbott, the murderer who became his literary protege. ("The continuation of our relationship was depressing for both of us," he confesses to Joyce Carol Oates.) At last, he finds domestic--and erotic--bliss in the arms of his sixth wife, Norris Church ("We bounce into each other like sunlight").

Whether he is reflecting on the Kennedy assassination, assessing the merits of authors from Fitzgerald to Proust, or threatening to pummel William Styron, the brilliant, pugnacious Norman Mailer comes alive again in these letters. The myriad faces of this artist and activist, lover and fighter, public figure and private man, are laid bare in this collection as never before.

Praise for Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

"Extraordinary."--Vanity Fair

"As massive as the life they document . . . the autobiography Mailer] never wrote . . . a kind of map, from the hills and rice paddies of the Philippines through every victory and defeat for the rest of the century and beyond."--Esquire

"The shards and winks at Mailer's own past that are scattered throughout the letters . . . are so tantalizing. They glitter throughout like unrefined jewels that Mailer took to the grave."--The New Yorker

"Indispensable . . . a subtle document of an unsubtle man's wit and erudition, even (or especially) when it's wielded as a weapon."--New York

"Umpteen pleasures to pluck out and roll between your teeth, like seeds from a pomegranate."--The New York Times

From the Hardcover edition.

An American Dream

Автор: Mailer Norman
Название: An American Dream
ISBN: 081298613X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986136
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Описание: In this wild battering ram of a novel, which was originally published to vast controversy in 1965, Norman Mailer creates a character who might be a fictional precursor of the philosopher-killer he would later profile in The Executioner's Song. As Stephen Rojack, a decorated war hero and former congressman who murders his wife in a fashionable New York City high-rise, runs amok through the city in which he was once a privileged citizen, Mailer peels away the layers of our social norms to reveal a world of pure appetite and relentless cruelty. One part Nietzsche, one part de Sade, and one part Charlie Parker, An American Dream grabs the reader by the throat and refuses to let go.
Praise for An American Dream

"Perhaps the only serious New York novel since The Great Gatsby."--Joan Didion, National Review
"A devil's encyclopedia of our secret visions and desires . . . the expression of a devastatingly alive and original creative mind."--Life

"A work of fierce concentration . . . perfectly, and often brilliantly, realistic with] a pattern of remarkable imaginative coherence and intensity."--Harper's

"At once violent, educated, and cool . . . This is our history as Hawthorne might have written it."--Commentary

Praise for Norman Mailer

" Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation."--The New York Times
"A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent."--The New Yorker
"Mailer is indispensable, an American treasure."--The Washington Post
"A devastatingly alive and original creative mind."--Life
"Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance."--The New York Review of Books
"The largest mind and imagination in modern] American literature . . . Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James, Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book."--Chicago Tribune
"Mailer is a master of his craft. His language carries you through the story like a leaf on a stream."--The Cincinnati Post

Executioner`s Song

Автор: Mailer, Norman
Название: Executioner`s Song
ISBN: 0099688603 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099688600
Издательство: Random House
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Описание: A Pulitzer Prize-winning account of murderer Gary Gilmore`s desire to die. In 1976 he robbed two men and then shot them in cold blood. His subsequent battle with the authorities for the right to die made him a worldwide celebrity and ensured that his execution turned into a gruesome media event.

Mind of an Outlaw

Автор: Norman Mailer
Название: Mind of an Outlaw
ISBN: 0141394986 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141394985
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
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Описание: Focuses on Marilyn Monroe, culture, ideology, boxing, Hemingway, politics, sex, celebrity.


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