The Naked and the Dead

Norman Mailer (Autor) Lançado em novembro de 2018 Edição em Inglês
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    • Data de lançamento novembro 2018
      Editor Penguin Books
      Coleção Penguin Modern Classics
    • Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, "The Naked and the Dead" is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare. Focusing on the experiences of a fourteen-man platoon stationed on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War II, and written in a journalistic style, it tells the... Ver mais

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    Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, "The Naked and the Dead" is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare.

    Focusing on the experiences of a fourteen-man platoon stationed on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War II, and written in a journalistic style, it tells the moving story of the soldiers' struggle to retain a sense of dignity amidst the horror of warfare, and to find a source of meaning in their lives amisdst the sounds and fury of battle.

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    Editor

    Penguin Books

    Data de lançamento

    novembro 2018

    EAN

    978-0241340493

    ISBN

    9780241340493

    Dimensões

    12,9 x 19,8 cm

    Nº Páginas

    688

    Encadernação

    Paperback

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