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copyright 1970 "First Edition" stated on copyright page; Little, Brown and Company publishers, Boston; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; boards have slight fading; no dust jacket.

 

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For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst of the Cold War, Of a Fire on the Moon compiles the reportage Mailer published between 1969 and 1970 in Life magazine: gripping firsthand dispatches from inside NASA’s clandestine operations in Houston and Cape Kennedy; technical insights into the magnitude of their awe-inspiring feat; and prescient meditations that place the event in human context as only Mailer could.

Of A Fire On The Moon by Norman Mailer

SKU: BS148m
$18.95Price