Norman Mailer "The Naked And The Dead" 1948 Book Signed Autograph First Edition
Norman Mailer-"The Naked And The Dead"-1948-Rinehart & Co-5 1/2" X 8 1/2"-722 pages-Hardcover Book-With Jacket-Signed By Author.This book is a First Edition-first printing with the Rinehart logo on the copyright page as called for. The book has the ersatz black cloth binding.On the front dust jacket flaps is printed-"A word from the Publishers to the Reader". Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director.
Along with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, John McPhee, and Tom Wolfe, Mailer is considered an innovator of narrative nonfiction, a genre sometimes called New Journalism, but which covers the essay to the nonfiction novel. 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.The book has been autographed on the title page by Norman Mailer with a fountain pen in blue................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.JACKET HAS WEAR..........