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Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable classic about convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition. Arguably the greatest book from America's most heroically ambitious writer, THE EXECUTIONER'S SONG follows the short, blighted life of Gary Gilmore who became famous after he robbed two men in and killed them in cold by: The Executioner's Song is a Pulitzer Prize–winning true crime novel by Norman Mailer that depicts the events related to the execution of Gary Gilmore for murder by the state of Utah.

The title of the book may be a play on "The Lord High Executioner's Song" from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado.

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The Executioner's Song. Mailer took the material and produced an immense book with a dry, unwavering voice and meticulous attention to detail on Gilmore's life--particularly his relationship with Nicole Baker, whom Gilmore claims to have killed/5().

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He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize twice and the National Book Award once. Norman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. Along with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, and Tom Wolfe, Mailer is considered an innovator of creative nonfiction, a genre sometimes called New.

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The “Executioner” series stars Mack Bolan, a sniper who in the Vietnam war had very few snipers that were as good or as ruthless as him. He spent twelve years in country and racked up a grand total of 97 kills that were confirmed. It was here that he would get the nickname that would stick with him for quite a long time, The Executioner.

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While some executioners have struggled unsuccessfully to remain anonymous, a few have courted celebrity by writing books, doing interviews, giving lectures, and providing demonstrations to curious people who were willing to sit in the death machines (without the jolt or the gas, of course).

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Category: Philosophy Home From The War Vietnam Veterans Neither Victims Nor Executioners. His doctoral dissertation, which is the basis for the book, was awarded the American Political Science Association's Gabriel A.

Almond Award for the best dissertation in the field of /5(10). Norman Mailer was born in in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Inhe was one of the co-founders of The Village is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner's Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot's.

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After being tried and convicted, he 5/5(1). In his book, The Faithful Executioner, Joel Harrington writes that “In pre-modern Europe, professional executioners were particularly reviled as cold-blooded killers for hire and accordingly excluded from respectable society at every were forced to live outside the city walls or near an already unclean location within the city, typically the slaughter-yard or a lepertorium.”.

Norman Kingsley Mailer ( – ) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate. His first novel was The Naked and the Dead, published in His best work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, which was published inand for which he won one of his two Pulitzer.

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The Executioner's Song is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Norman Mailer that depicts the events surrounding the execution of Gary Gilmore by the state of Utah for murder.

The title of the book may be a play on "The Lord High Executioner's Song" from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado.

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