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Oswald's Tale By Norman Mailer

Oswald's Tale

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'A huge, sprawling, deeply intelligent epic' - Observer

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Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery by Norman Mailer

A work of meticulous research and breathtaking insight, Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery asks the essential question about the Kennedy Assassination: Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Providing the first full account of his childhood, the years under KGB surveillance in Russia and the events from his return to the United States in 1961 to his death in Dallas. Norman Mailer brilliantly reconstructs the life of this ambitious, doom-laden young man, bringing to the task not only a sober respect for the facts but the power, as America's most distinguished novelist. To invest those facts with vibrant and haunting life.

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An epic tale * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *
Fascinating * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Anyone with curiosity will find a reason to read Origins Reconsidered: it is a superb account of the state of knowledge concerning the evolution of our species . . .Richard Leakey sees the wood and not just the trees * NEW SCIENTIST *
The most powerfully mysterious book to have emerged from America for many years. * THE TIMES *

About Norman Mailer

After graduating from Harvard Norman Mailer served in the South Pacific during World War II. He published his first book in 1948 and won the Pulitzer Price twice for THE ARMIES OF THE NIGHT and THE EXECUTIONER'S SONG.

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Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery by Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer
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