The Armies of the Night by Norman Mailer

This book is a unique blend of historical fact and autobiographical fiction, providing a detailed account of the October 1967 March on the Pentagon. It describes the author's experiences during the anti-Vietnam War demonstrations, where he was arrested and spent the night in jail. The narrative explores the author's interactions with other protesters, his observations on the nature of political activism, and his personal reflections on the Vietnam War. It also delves into the author's struggles with his personal beliefs and his role as a public figure during this turbulent period in American history.

The 1632nd greatest book of all time


Published
1968
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
288
Words
80,000
Original Language
English

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