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The executioner's song / Norman Mailer.

Mailer, Norman. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD PUL 1980 (Text) 39391006756306 Award - Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780446584388
  • ISBN: 044658438X
  • Physical Description: xvi, 1109 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Grand Central Publishing trade edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2012.

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Formatted Contents Note: Book 1: Western voices. Part 1. Gary ; Part 2. Nicole ; Part 3. Gary and Nicole ; Part 4. The gas station and the motel ; Part 5. The shadows of the dream ; Part 6. The trial of Gary M. Gilmore ; Part 7. Death row ; Book 2: Eastern voices. Part 1. In the reign of good King Boaz ; Part 2. Exclusive rights ; Part 3. The hunger strike ; Part 4. The holiday season ; Part 5. Pressures ; Part 6. Into the light ; Part 7. The fading of the heart.
Summary, etc.: In what is arguably his greatest book--written in 1979 and reissued here in trade paperback--America's most heroically ambitious writer follows the short, blighted career of Gary Gilmore, an intractably violent product of America's prisons who---after robbing two men and killing them in cold blood--insisted on dying for his crime.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1980
Subject: Gilmore, Gary > Fiction.
Death row inmates > Fiction.
Utah > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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