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Norman Mailer; the countdown

Donald L. Kaufmann

Norman Mailer; the countdown

(the first twenty years) With a pref. by Harry T. Moore.

by Donald L. Kaufmann

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mailer, Norman.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 177-184.

    SeriesCrosscurrents: modern critiques
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18862785M


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