Book :: The Executioner's Song

The Executioner's Song
By: Norman Mailer
Pages: 1056
Published: 1979
Genre(s): Crime
Biography
History
Award(s): Pulitzer Prize (1980)
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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 1976 and killed them in cold blood. After being tried and convicted, he...

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Simply wow! This is the one book I really wish I could have read in one setting...impossible, but I pretty much put everything else on hold. Incredibly fascinating, detailed...I know the comparison to In Cold Blood is overdone...but it is accurate.

Jun 26th, 2018

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Aug 18th, 2015

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