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The executioner's song, Norman Mailer

Label
The executioner's song
Title
The executioner's song
Statement of responsibility
Norman Mailer
Title variation
executioners song
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Pulitzer Prize-winning account of murderer Gary Gilmore's desire to die. In 1976 he robbed two men and then shot them in cold blood. His subsequent battle with the authorities for the right to die made him a worldwide celebrity and ensured that his execution turned into a gruesome media event
Member of
Summary
A reconstruction of the crime and fate of Gary Gilmore, the convicted murderer who sought his own execution in Utah where he was imprisoned, is based on taped interviews with relatives, friends, lawyers, and law-enforcement officials
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1980.
Biography type
individual biography
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042427
Cataloging source
UKM
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Mailer, Norman
Dewey number
364.1523
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
Vintage classics
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  • Gilmore, Gary
  • Capital punishment
  • Death row
  • Death row
  • Murderers
Target audience
adult
Label
The executioner's song, Norman Mailer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Hutchinson, 1979
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023951172
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1056 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099688600
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24794708
Label
The executioner's song, Norman Mailer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Hutchinson, 1979
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023951172
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1056 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099688600
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24794708

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