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A luta - A história da maior luta de boxe do século XX: Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman
Title:A luta - A história da maior luta de boxe do século XX: Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman
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With unprecedented scope and consummate skill Norman Mailer unfolds a rich and riveting epic of an American spy Harry Hubbard is the son and godson of CIA legends His journey to learn the secrets of his society and his own past takes him through the Bay of Pigs the Cuban Missile Crisis and the momentous catastrophe of the Kennedy assassination All the while Hubbard is haunted by women who were loved by both his godfather and President Kennedy Featuring a tapestry of unforgettable characters both real and imagined i Harlot s Ghost i is a panoramic achievement in the tradition of Tolstoy Melville and Balzac a triumph of Mailer s literary prowess br br b Praise for i Harlot s Ghost i b br i i br Norman Mailer is the right man to exalt the history of the CIA into something better than history b Anthony Burgess i The Washington Post Book World i b br br Elegantly written and filled with almost electric tension When I returned from the world of i Harlot s Ghost i to the present I wished to be enveloped again by Mailer s imagination b Robert Wilson i USA Today i b br i i br Immense fascinating and in large part brilliant b Salman Rushdie i The Independent on Sunday i b br br A towering creation a fiction as real and as possible as actual history b i The New York Times i b br b i i b br b Praise for Norman Mailer b br b b br Norman Mailer loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation b i The New York Times i b br br A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent b i The New Yorker i b br br Mailer is indispensable an American treasure b i The Washington Post i b br br A devastatingly alive and original creative mind b i Life i b br br Mailer is fierce courageous and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance b i The New York Review of Books i b br br The largest mind and imagination in modern American literature Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book b i Chicago Tribune i b br br Mailer is a master of his craft His language carries you through the story like a leaf on a stream b i The Cincinnati Post i b, More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA, Stephen Rojack is a decorated war hero a former Congressman and a certified public intellectual with his own television show He is also married to the very rich very beautiful and utterly amoral Deborah Caughlin Kelly But one night in the prime of his existence he hears the moon talking to him on the terrace of a fashionable New York high rise and it is urging him to kill himself It is almost as a defense against that infinitely seductive voice that Rojack murders his wife In this wild battering ram of a novel which was originally published to vast controversy in Norman Mailer creates a character who might be a fictional precursor of the philosopher killer he would later profile in i The Executioner s Song i As Rojack runs amok through the city in which he was once a privileged citizen Mailer peels away the layers of our social norms to reveal a world of pure appetite and relentless cruelty Sensual horrifying and informed by a vision that is one part Nietzsche one part de Sade and one part Charlie Parker i An American Dream i grabs the reader by the throat and refuses to let go, A dark brilliant novel of astonishing pitch set in Provincetown a spit of shrub and dune captured here in the rawness and melancholy of the off season Tough Guys Don t Dance is the story of Tim Madden an unsuccessful writer addicted to bourbon cigarettes and blonde careless women with money On the twenty fourth morning after the decampment of his wife Patty Lareine he awakens with a hangover considerable sexual excitement and on his upper arm a red tattoo bearing a name from the past Of the night before he remembers practically nothing What he soon learns is that the front passenger seat of his Porsche is soaked with blood and that in a secluded corner of his marijuana stash in a nearby woods rests a blonde head severed at the throat br Is Madden therefore a murderer He has no way of knowing As in many novels of crime the narrative centers on violence physical sexual and emotional but these elements move in their orbits through a rich constellation of character as Madden tries to reconstruct the missing hours of a terrible evening In the course of this in quiry a bizarre and vividly etched gallery of characters reappears to him as in a dream ex prizefighters sexual junkies mediums former cons a police chief a world weary former girl friend and Mad den s father old now but still a Herculean figure a practitioner of the sternest backroom ethics br Tough Guys Don t Dance represents Mailer at the peak of his powers with a stunningly conceived novel that soon transcends its origins as a mystery to become a relentless search into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male Rarely as many readers will discern have the paradoxes ofmachismo and homosexuality been so well explored