By Norman Mailer
Featuring a brand new foreword through Mailer student Maggie McKinley
Published approximately 20 years after Norman Mailer’s fiction debut, The bare and the Dead, this acclaimed novel additional solidified the author’s stature as some of the most very important figures in modern American literature. Ranald “D. J.” Jethroe, Texas’s so much precocious teen, recounts a brutal searching journey he took to Alaska—in a narrative of fathers and sons, fantasy and masculinity, personality and corruption. either unique and profound, Why Are We in Vietnam? is an excellent, undying paintings looking ahead to discovery via a brand new new release of readers.
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“A booklet of serious integrity. all of the previous traits are the following: Mailer’s outstanding feeling for the sensory occasion, the element, ‘the means it was,’ his strength and energy.”—The long island assessment of Books
“A journey de strength, a treatise on human nature.”—The Dallas Morning News
“A magnificent piece of writing.”—Newsweek
“Original, brave, and provocative.”—The big apple Times
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