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Miami and the Siege of Chicago

Miami and the Siege of Chicago( )
Author: Mailer, Norman
Read by: Morey, Arthur
ISBN:978-1-5226-3703-5
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:Brilliance Publishing, Inc.
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

1968. The Vietnam War was raging. President Lyndon Johnson, facing a challenge in his own Democratic Party from the maverick antiwar candidate Eugene McCarthy, announced that he would not seek a second term. In April, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and riots broke out in inner cities throughout America. Bobby Kennedy was killed after winning the California primary in June. In August, Republicans met in Miami, picking the little-loved Richard Nixon as their candidate, while...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 5.5 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Mailer, Norman (Author)
Norman Kingsley Mailer was born on January 31, 1923 in Long Branch, N. J. and then moved with his family to Brooklyn, N. Y. Mailer later attended Harvard University and graduated with a degree in aeronautical engineering.

Mailer served in the Army during World War II, and later wrote, directed, and acted in motion pictures. He was also a co-founder of the Village Voice and edited Disssent for nine years.

Mailer has written several books including: The Armies of the Night, which won the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and a Polk Award; and The Executioner's Song, which won the Pulitzer Prize. In 2005, he won the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation. He published his last novel, The Castle in the Forest, in 2007. He died of acute renal failure on November 10, 2007.

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