The Naked Dead by Norman Mailer

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The Naked and the Dead is a 1948 novel by Norman Mailer. It was based on his experiences and exaggerations of that experience with the 112th Cavalry Regiment during the Philippines Campaign (1944–45) in World War II.

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The 365th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 51st on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  2. - 80th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - 89th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  4. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)
  5. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  6. - Best Books Ever (
  7. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  8. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at

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