Fact or fiction?

Fenyvesi, Charles
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p22
Reports that Norman Mailer's lifelong pursuit of the Great American Novel has temporarily brought him to Minsk, one of the grayest and grimiest cities in the former Soviet Union. Mailer has been in Minsk for the past six months; His research of a book on Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald; Oswald defected to the Soviet Union in the early 1960s; Unknown as to whether Mailer's book will be fact or fiction.


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