The Prisoner of Sex

Finalist, National Book Awards 1972 for Contemporary Affairs

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ISBN 9780451048226
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Norman Mailer

Norman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. More about this author >

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Here, by America’s foremost candidate for the Nobel Prize, is the book that some fifteen years ago created a firestorm among true believers of the women’s liberation movement, and which on rereading and contemplation emerges as one of the most sensible, sensitive and probing works on the ageless dialectic of man, woman, man-woman ever to be written.