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Quotation by Norman Mailer
Again, he felt a crude ecstasy. He could not have given the reason, but the mountain tormented him, beckoned him, held an answer to something he wanted. It was so pure, so austere.
Norman Mailer (b. 1923), U.S. author. The Naked and the Dead, pt. 3, ch. 3, Rinehart (1948).
describing Sgt. Sam Croft and Mt. Anaka.
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