THE NAKED AND THE DEAD

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $120.00

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FIRST EDITION of Mailer's masterpiece, Second Printing, with the flap of the second state dust jacket (with the $4.00 price) laid in. Publisher's original tan cloth embossed with black lettering on spine and flame medallion on cover, front flap from original dust jacket laid in. "The narrative presents, with great accuracy and power, the agony of the American troops in the Pacific campaign. It remains Mailer's best, and certainly the best war novel to emerge from the United States" (Burgess, 42-3).Written when Mailer was just twenty-five, The Naked and the Dead is one of the classic novels of World War II. It was both a critical and a commercial success. It immediately launched Mailer's literary career and it remains one of the most influential novels of the century. . Former owner's name neatly written on ffep, otherwise unmarked, head and heel of spine mildly worn, corners lightly bumped, tight and square. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 721 pp

Title: THE NAKED AND THE DEAD

Author Name: Mailer, Norman

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Fiction, Novels, Poetry & Literature, Literature,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: NY, Rinehart and Company: 1948

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5666

Keywords: Novels; Fiction; Literature; First Editions World War II 1939-1945 First Edition; WW2; World War II;