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The Right Stuff
by Tom Wolfe
From "America's nerviest journalist" ( Newsweek )--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" ( The New York Times Book Review ) Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but...
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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. "An American classic" ( Newsweek ) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" ( The New York Times Book Review ) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, LSD, and the 1960s.
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel
by Tom Wolfe
Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review) “A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy.” (The New Republic)
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Humor
Back to Blood: A Novel
by Tom Wolfe
A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now.As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with our hero, officer Nestor Camacho, on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running headlong into the only city in the world where people from a different country with a different language...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Humor
I Am Charlotte Simmons: A Novel
by Tom Wolfe
Dupont University--the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition . . . Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina. But Charlotte soon learns, to her mounting dismay, that for the...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers
by Tom Wolfe
The phrase radical chic was coined by Tom Wolfe in 1970 when Leonard Bernstein gave a party for the Black Panthers at his duplex apartment on Park Avenue. That incongruous scene is re-created here in high fidelity as is another meeting ground between militant minorities and the liberal white establishment, in Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
A Man in Full: A Novel
by Tom Wolfe
Big men. Big money. Big games. Big libidos. Big trouble.A decade ago, The Bonfire of the Vanities defined an era--and established Tom Wolfe as our prime fictional chronicler of America at its most outrageous and alive. This time the setting is Atlanta, Georgia--a racially mixed late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth, avid...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Painted Word
by Tom Wolfe
"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post)Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and...
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Hooking Up (Ceramic Transactions)
by Tom Wolfe
Only yesterday boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base was oral sex. Home plate was going all the way. That was yesterday. Here in the Year 2000 we can forget about necking. Today's girls and boys have never...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
From Bauhaus to Our House
by Tom Wolfe
After critiquing—and infuriating—the art world with The Painted Word, award-winning author Tom Wolfe shared his less than favorable thoughts about modern architecture in From Bauhaus to Our Haus. In this examination of the strange saga of twentieth century architecture, Wolfe takes such European architects as Ludwig Mies van der...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby
by Tom Wolfe
"An excellent book by a genius," said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism."This is a book that will be a sharp pleasure to reread years from now, when it will bring back, like a falcon in the sky of memory, a whole world that is currently jetting and jazzing its way...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
The Purple Decades: A Reader
by Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe's The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the complete text of Mau-Mauing and the Flak Catchers, his account of the wild games the poverty program encouraged minority groups to play.
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine
by Tom Wolfe
"When are the 1970s going to begin?" ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism and dazzling comedy, Tom Wolfe met the question head-on in these rollicking essays in Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine -- and even provided the 1970s with its name: "The Me Decade."
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Kingdom of Speech
by Tom Wolfe
The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong. "A whooping, joy-filled and hyperbolic raid on, of all things, the theory of evolution." (Dwight Garner, New York Times)Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey that is...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sports & Outdoors
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