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Why Are We in Vietnam? by  Norman Mailer - Signed First Edition - 1967 - from Squid Ink Books and Biblio.com

Why Are We in Vietnam?

by Mailer, Norman

Condition: Near Fine/Good to Very Good


Two copies. A first impression 1st state with a dedication, which was removed in second state and later printings. This is a Near Fine, unread book with slight age toning around edges of boards and spine ends, which are soft; in a Good to Very Good jacket that has edge wear, some loss of color edges and folds and spine with rubbing both panels. A second impression that is a Near Fine book with slight age toning around edges of boards and spine ends, which are soft and with touch of rubbing to lettering on spine; in a Good jacket with edge wear, some chipping, and color loss edges, folds, spine and back panel, rubbing both panels. This copy has been signed by Mailer on the half-title page and dated Oct. 31, 1998. Both copies have price of $4.95 on front flap. Second copy also has 99 in ballpoint lower corner front flap. This a novel, quite crude, about an Alaskan hunting outing and has nothing to do with Vietnam.



  • Bookseller: Squid Ink Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: biblio6673
  • Title: Why Are We in Vietnam?
  • Author: Mailer, Norman
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good to Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First and Second Impressions
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Putnam
  • Place: U.S.
  • Date published: 1967
  • Keywords: Fiction



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