‘Jack and Norman’ details how Norman Mailer helped free a killer

In 1981, Norman Mailer threw the heft of his towering celebrity into freeing a convicted murderer and likely psychopath named Jack Henry Abbott.

Six weeks later, Richard Adan, a 22-year-old aspiring playwright, slumped to his death in a Bowery alley. Abbott, by then a darling of…

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