Norman Mailer

Birth Name:
Norman Kingsley Mailer
Birth Date:
January 31, 1923
Birth Place:
Long Branch, New Jersey
Death Date:
November 10, 2007
Place of Death:
Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York
Cause of Death:
Acute renal failure
Cemetery Name:
Provincetown Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Writers and Poets
Norman Mailer was a writer and serial philanderer and homophobe who enjoyed violence against women - both in his writings and in real life. He wasn't just callous and amoral, he relished violence. Mailer stabbed his wife, Adele Morales, in a drunken rage in November 1960 and beat his fourth wife repeatedly. And if that weren't bad enough, Mailer championed the release of an inmate, Jack Henry Abbott, who murdered a young waiter in Greenwich Village just weeks after getting parole in 1981. Consequently his standing as a great American writer quickly diminished upon his death.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Provincetown Cemetery

24 Cemetery Road

Provincetown, Massachusetts, 02657


North America

Grave Location:

Mailer Family Plot

Grave Location Description

As you make your way into the cemetery look for the maintenance shed in the corner. From the garage doors of the shed walk across the road and into the section and you will find Norman’s upright marble monument directly in the middle of the section.

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