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Classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and "delicious" (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New Journalism.

"On the night of January 4, 1970, Maestro and Mrs. Leonard Bernstein threw a bash in their thirteen-room park Avenue pad to raise money for the Black Panthers Defense Fund. New York society will probably never play Lady Bountiful in quite the same way again, because among the Beautiful People present was Tom Wolfe, pop sociologist and parajournalist supreme."--Book World

About the Author

TOM WOLFE is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312429133
Author:
Wolfe, Tom
Publisher:
Picador USA
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Social classes
Subject:
Minority Studies - Race Relations
Subject:
Sociology -- essays.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.27 x 5.03 x 0.39 in

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