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Barbary Shore (US Edition)

Barbary Shore (US Edition)

by Norman Mailer

Publisher Rinehart & Company

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  • USA First Edition
  • Hardcover


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About the book

Mike Lovett rents a room in a Brooklyn boarding house with the intention of writing a novel. Wounded during World War II, Lovett is an amnesiac, and much of his past is a secret to himself. But Lovett's housemates have secrets of their own. As these mysterious figures vie for Lovett's allegiance, Barbary Shore plays havoc with our certainties, combining Kafkaesque unease with Orwellian paranoia and delivering its effects with a power that Mailer has made all his own.

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About the Author

Norman Mailer

Nachem Malech Mailer, known by his pen name Norman Kingsley Mailer, was an American novelist, journalist, playwright, and filmmaker. In a career spanning over six decades, Mailer had 11 best-selling books, at least one in each of the seven decades after World War II.

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    A very good first edition, in the original binding. Some of the black binding has been worn away from the top and bottom of the spine, and the edges of the covers. Several pages near the front have a small fold to the bottom corner. In a good unclipped dust jacket, with wear to all edges and a large chip missing from the bottom of the front corner (visible in photo)

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