Of a fire on the moon.

by Norman Mailer

Publisher: Little, Brown in Boston, Toronto

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Mailer’s Fire on the Moon was one in a series of his reporting books, whether as ‘Mailer’ or ‘reporter’, where he either loses or gains an ego: The Armies of the Night,Miami and the Siege of Chicago, and the Fire on the Moon, where he becomes ‘Aquarius’/5(15).

In Of a Fire on the Moon, Mailer is present as character Aquarius, but Aquarius takes a back seat for most of the novel. The book is mostly a remarkable description of this historical event, with analysis of every detail possible from the political environment down to the engineering specifications for the nuts and bolts of the by:   Of a Fire on the Moon is a description of the Apollo 11 mission and is Mailer at his journalistic best.

It was during this time that Mailer was having success with books that were accounts of current events, often inserting his own character into the narrative. Books such as Armies of the Night, /5. Mailer’s Fire on the Moon was one in a series of his reporting books, whether as ‘Mailer’ or ‘reporter’, where he either loses or gains an ego: The Armies of the Night,Miami and the Siege of Chicago, and the Fire on the Moon, where he becomes ‘Aquarius’/5(24).

Of a Fire on the Moon. For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission.

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It was during this time that Mailer was having success with books that were accounts of current events, often inserting his own character into 4/5(24). His account, which ran towords, was published between August and January in three long installments: A Fire on the Moon, The Psychology of Astronauts, and A Dream of the Future's Face.

His account was published as a book called Of a Fire on the Moon in Cited by:   Within the mixed and lumpy bag of his own work, A Fire on the Moon is a lesser book than the story of the life and death of Gary Gilmore in The Executioner's Song ().

Of a Fire on the Moon by Norman Mailer ratings, average rating, 93 reviews Of a Fire on the Moon Quotes Showing of 3 “If men could move out of infancy at half a mile an hour and get up to eighteen thousand miles an hour in one lifetime, well, who was to assume that the walls of the universe were safe from future men?”Cited by: Of a Fire on the Moon is divided into three parts: “Aquarius,” “Apollo,” and “The Age of Aquarius.” As the titles of the sections suggest, the book begins by introducing its narrator.

April The glory days of the Apollo space program. NASA send Commander Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. If you think fastest way to better swimming is more laps, you're wasting your breath, literally.

Now you can swim better -. A Fire on the Moon tells the scarcely credible story of the Apollo 11 mission. It is suffused with Mailer's obsession both with the astronauts themselves and with his own anxieties and terrors about the extremity of what they were trying to achieve/5(18).

Of a Fire on the Moon: Alternate title: A Fire on the Moon: Author: Mailer, Norman: Note: as originally serialized in Life Magazine in and Link: Part I (A Fire on the Moon): page images at Google: Link: Part II (The Psychology of Astronauts): page images at Google: Link: Part III (A Dream of the Future's Face): page images at Google.

Mailer’s Fire on the Moon was one in a series of his reporting books, whether as ‘Mailer’ or ‘reporter’, where he either loses or gains an ego: The Armies of the Night,Miami and the Siege of Chicago, and the Fire on the Moon, where he becomes ‘Aquarius’/5(18).

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So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. Of a Fire On the Moon By MORRIS DICKSTEIN New York Times (Current file); ; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times ( - ) pg.

BR1. Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission. Mailer accepts a big assignment to the American mainstream and finds himself at a loss. Emotionally and politically vacant after a fruitless mayoral campaign, his fourth marriage in decline, as he explains, he is obliged to write up the moon shot from its Houston NASA base, where he lacks opportunity for the ego interaction and participatory observation which.

In Carrying the Fire, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of the adventure of reaching the also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 spacewalk, presenting an evocative description of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time.

Praise for Of a Fire on the Moon "The gift of a genius a twentieth-century American epic--a Moby Dick of space." -- New York "Mailer's account of Apollo 11 stands as a stunning image of human energy and purposefulness.

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst of the Cold War, Of a Fire on the Moon.

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Of A Fire On The Moon by MAILER, Norman A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in.

Nobody captured the men, the mood, and the machinery like Norman Mailer, hired by LIFE magazine to cover the mission in a dazzling reportage he later enhanced into the brilliantly crafted book, Of a Fire on the Moon.

Rediscover this epoch-making event with TASCHEN’s adaptation of Mailer’s account, now in our popular Reader's Edition so you Category: Books > Photography. Into mark the fortieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Taschen Books produced an abridged edition of Of a Fire on the Moon redubbed as MoonFire.

The hefty volume was first released as a limited edition of 1, numbered copies, each packaged with a framed archival print signed by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Fire on the Moon may refer to: Of a Fire on the Moon, book by Norman Mailer; Fire on the Moon (Dream Command album), a album released by Comsat Angels under an alias; Fire on the Moon (Mother's Army album) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Fire on the Moon.

If an. A Fire on the Moon is also a matchless portrait of an America caught in a morass of introspection and misery, torn apart by the war in Vietnam. But for one, extraordinary week in the summer of all eyes were on the fates of three men in a rocket, travelling a quarter of a million miles away from Earth.

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