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Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe
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Tom Wolfe is one of the founders of the new journalism movement and author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.

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I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Tom Wolfe's novel I Am Charlotte Simmons. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning--or the lack of it--amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition . . . O

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A Man in Full

Tom Wolfe
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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...

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The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

"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...

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Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and "delicious" (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New...

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The Painted Word

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post)

Wolfe's...

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

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...

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

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...

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The Bonfire of the Vanities

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

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...

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Declining by Degrees

Declining by Degrees

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

A provocative look at higher education as featured in The New York Times

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I Am Charlotte Simmons

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning--or the lack of...

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Hooking Up

Tom Wolfe
Picador
Picador

In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and...

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Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine

Tom Wolfe
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"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...

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The Purple Decades

Tom Wolfe; Introduction by Joe David Bellamy
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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,...

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