Автор: Norman Mailer Название: An American Dream ISBN: 0007204965 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007204960 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 919 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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.
Автор: Mailer,Norman Название: Ancient Evenings ISBN: 0349109702 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349109701 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 1378 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Crossing three millennia to Pharaonic Egypt, this tale returns to that land's essences - the war, magic, gods, death and reincarnations, the lusts, ambitions, jealousies, and betrayals.
Автор: Mailer,Norman Название: Harlot`S Ghost ISBN: 0349103186 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349103181 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 1562 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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.
Автор: Schuchalter, Jerry Название: Norman mailer and the modernist turn ISBN: 363166821X ISBN-13(EAN): 9783631668214 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 7188 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A study of Norman Mailer`s entire /uvre, including not only his fiction and non-fiction, but also his correspondence, his early journal articles and his interviews. This title outlines Mailer`s Entwicklungsgeschichte, illuminating the lines of continuity and discontinuity in his literary achievement and more.
Автор: Wilson, Andrew Название: Norman mailer ISBN: 3039114069 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783039114061 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 5918 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Mailer, Norman Название: Marilyn: a biography ISBN: 147121205X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781471212055 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2207 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe`s death. Now, in unabridged audio for the first time, we present Norman Mailer`s acclaimed in-depth biography of Hollywood`s most enduring icon.
Автор: Mailer, Norman Название: Why Are We At War? ISBN: 0812971116 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812971118 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 983 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Mailer, Norman Название: Why Are We In Vietnam? ISBN: 0399591753 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780399591754 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1264 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "It is impossible to walk away from this novel without being sharply reminded of the fact that Norman Mailer is a writer of extraordinary ability."--Chicago Tribune Featuring a new foreword by Mailer scholar Maggie McKinley Published nearly twenty years after Norman Mailer's fiction debut, The Naked and the Dead, this acclaimed novel further solidified the author's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Ranald "D. J." Jethroe, Texas's most precocious teenager, recounts a brutal hunting trip he took to Alaska--in a story of fathers and sons, myth and masculinity, character and corruption. Both entertaining and profound, Why Are We in Vietnam? is an exceptional, timeless work awaiting discovery by a new generation of readers. Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam? "A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer's remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, 'the way it was, ' his power and energy."--The New York Review of Books "A tour de force, a treatise on human nature."--TheDallas Morning News "A brilliant piece of writing."--Newsweek "Original, courageous, and provocative."--The New York Times
Описание: In this landmark work of journalism, Norman Mailer reports on the presidential conventions of 1968, the turbulent year from which today s bitterly divided country arose. The Vietnam War was raging; Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy had just been assassinated. In August, the Republican Party met in Miami and picked Richard Nixon as their candidate, to little fanfare. But when the Democrats backed Lyndon Johnson s ineffectual vice president, Hubert Humphrey, the city of Chicago erupted. Antiwar protesters filled the streets and the police ran amok, beating and arresting demonstrators and delegates alike, all broadcast on live television and captured in these pages by one of America s fiercest intellects. Praise for "Miami and the Siege of Chicago" "" For historians who wish for the presence of a world-class literary witness at crucial moments in history, Mailer in Miami and Chicago was heaven-sent. Michael Beschloss, "The Washington Post" Extraordinary . . . Mailer predicted that] we will be fighting for forty years. He got that right, among many other things. Christopher Hitchens, "The Atlantic" Often reads like a good, old-fashioned novel in which suspense, character, plot revelations, and pungently describable action abound. "The New York Review of Books" "" A] masterful account . . . To understand 1968, you must read Mailer. "Chicago Tribune""
Автор: Mailer Norman Название: The Deer Park ISBN: 0812986156 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986150 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1264 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Mailer Norman Название: Barbary Shore ISBN: 0812986148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986143 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1123 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Mailer Norman Название: Selected Letters of Norman Mailer ISBN: 0812986105 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812986105 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1404 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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 TimesFrom the Hardcover edition.
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