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“Mailer’s Many Lives.” Article-interview by Julia Braun Kessler. Life: The World and I, January, 332–339. Mailer comments on Harlot’s Ghost (91.26) in this piece, which contains several errors, the most notable being that Mailer served four years as a rifleman in WWII (he served 25 months in the army); and that The Naked and the Dead (48.2) was accepted by Little, Brown (they turned it down). Mailer says that his