Foreword to The Beard, by Michael McClure. N.p.: Coyote; distributed by City Lights Books, San Francisco. Rpt: New York: Grove, 1985. One hundred eighty-two words on the merits of McClure’s play about a meeting in eternity of Jean Harlow and Billy the Kid. The first edition (Berkeley: Oyez, 1965) did not include Mailer’s foreword.