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CBS Sunday Morning - October 2, 2011
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Also by Norman Mailer:

On God, October 2007
Hardcover
The Castle in the Forest, January 2007
Hardcover
The Naked and the Dead, August 2000
Paperback
The Executioner's Song, May 1998
Paperback
The Armies of the Night, January 1995
Paperback

The Executioner's Song
Norman Mailer

Vintage
May 1998
On Sale: April 28, 1998
1072 pages
ISBN: 0375700811
EAN: 9780375700811
Paperback
$18.00
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True Crime

Winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize

In what is arguably his greatest book, America's most heroically ambitious writer follows
the short, blighted career of Gary Gilmore, an intractably violent product of America's
prisons who became notorious for two reasons: first, for robbing two men in 1976, then
killing them in cold blood; and, second, after being tried and convicted, for insisting on
dying for his crime. To do so, he had to fight a system that seemed paradoxically intent on
keeping him alive long after it had sentenced him to death.

Norman Mailer tells Gilmore's story--and those of the men and women caught up in his
procession toward the firing squad--with implacable authority, steely compassion, and a
restraint that evokes the parched landscapes and stern theology of Gilmore's Utah. The
Executioner's Song
is a trip down the wrong side of the tracks to the deepest sources of
American loneliness and violence. It is a towering achievement--impossible to put down, impossible to forget.

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