Book :: The Naked and the Dead

The Naked and the Dead
By: Norman Mailer
Pages: 721
Published: 1948
Genre(s): War
Historical Fiction
World War II
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Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since become part of the American canon. This fiftieth anniversary edition features a new introduction created especially doe the occasion by Norman Mailer. Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows an army platoon of...

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HUGE book but oh, so wonderful!!!!

Feb 20th, 2018

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