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Norman Mailer
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The White Negro, first published in Dissent (Summer 1957) - Advertisements for Myself (1959)
Norman Mailer
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Sgt. Sam Croft, in Pt. 1, Ch. 5 - The Naked and the Dead (1948)


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Born: January 31, 1923

Died: November 10, 2007 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, essayist, journalist, columnist, poet, playwright

Bio: Norman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate. His best work was widely considered to be The Executioner's Song, which was published in 1980, and for which he won one of his two Pulitzer Prizes. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Mailer's book Armies of the Night was awarded the National Book Award.

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