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“Norman Mailer.” In John Steinbeck: Centennial Reflections by American Writers, edited by Susan Shillinglaw, 62. San Jose, CA: San Jose State University. In a 219-word contribution, Mailer expresses his admiration for Steinbeck, especially for his “marvelous and ironic sense of compassion, never sentimental but daring all the time.”