in Primary

79.33

“The Executioner’s Song.” Playboy, December, 176-77, 192, 196, 386, 370, 372, 374, 376, 382, 384, 386, 388, 390. Nonfiction narrative on Gary Gilmore. Illustrated by Marshall Arisman. Rpt: This third and final installment from The Executioner’s Song (79.14) is a much-compressed and edited version of Gilmore’s execution (chapters 30-40), appearing after 79.14 was published. Playboy gave this and the earlier two excerpts from 79.14 (79.10, 79.19) its annual award for best major work.