Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery

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Random House, 1995 - 791 pages
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A startling portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald by the world-renowned author of The Executioner's Song. Mailer reconstructs the life of this curiously adventurous if doom-laden young man, giving a full account of the Minsk years, that hitherto uncharted period of Oswald's life.

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Fascinating in depth research of Oswald's life. - Goodreads
I didn't like Mailer's writing style. - Goodreads
Well written and thoroughly researched. - Goodreads

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If you like to read, and like to live with books, you learn that some books wait, shyly, for a mutual friend to say “I think you two might like each other.” Sometimes the fix-up doesn't work — you ... Consulter l'avis complet

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An interesting read but how many interviewees were telling the truth? Possibly none! Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (1995)

Norman Kingsley Mailer was born on January 31, 1923 in Long Branch, N. J. and then moved with his family to Brooklyn, N. Y. Mailer later attended Harvard University and graduated with a degree in aeronautical engineering. Mailer served in the Army during World War II, and later wrote, directed, and acted in motion pictures. He was also a co-founder of the Village Voice and edited Disssent for nine years. Mailer has written several books including: The Armies of the Night, which won the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and a Polk Award; and The Executioner's Song, which won the Pulitzer Prize. In 2005, he won the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation. He published his last novel, The Castle in the Forest, in 2007. He died of acute renal failure on November 10, 2007.

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