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Why Are We in Vietnam?
Why Are We in Vietnam?
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When Why Are We in Vietnam? was published in 1967, almost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer’s stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless quality.
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When Why Are We in Vietnam? was published in 1967, almost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer’s stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless quality.

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About Norman

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist from Brooklyn, New York. A journalist, playwright, screenwriter and film director, Mailer had an extraordinary career as an innovator of creative nonfiction. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in...

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Published Reviews

Sep.06.2007

This is an absolutely astonishing book.

Dec.13.2007

This remarkable novel about the young Adolf Hitler, his family and their shifting circumstances, is Mailer’s most perfect apprehension of the absolutely alien. No wonder it is narrated by a devil. Mailer...