Norman Mailer's "The Time of Our Time"
The Time of Our Time by Norman Mailer
1998. A signed first edition.
Hardcovered, with dust jacket; used.
A portrait of our times, as seen through the fiction and reportage of one of America's greatest writers. Norman Mailer curated this compendium, selecting and editing to create an ongoing narrative of events large and small that have shaped America over the last fifty years. Included are passages from his novels The Naked and the Dead, The Deer Park, An American Dream, The Armies of the Night, The Executioner's Song, Ancient Evenings, and Harlot's Ghost, as well as portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Truman Capote, JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Lee Harvey Oswald, Madonna, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, and Richard Nixon as they appeared in some of his best magazine pieces.