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The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History

 
 
 
 
The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History
Author: Norman Mailer
ISBN 13: 9780452272798
ISBN 10: 452272793
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: 1995-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $16.00
 
 

Following his arrest during the October 1967 anti-Vietnam march at the Pentagon, Mailer wrote of the anger, hippies, bewildered MPs and draft-card burners.

Biography

One of the most provocative authors of the 20th century, Norman Mailer stood at the forefront of the New Journalism, a form of creative nonfiction that wove autobiography, real events, and political commentary into unconventional novels.