The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the best from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Radical Chic, From Bauhaus to Our House, The Right Stuff and the complete text of Mau-Mauing and the Flak Catchers. An essential introduction to the non-fiction writing of the inventor of New Journalism.
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Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, I Am Charlotte Simmons, and Back to Blood. He received the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in NewYork City.Review:
"'The inventor of New Journalism...wielding his terrible swift satirist sword' Newsweek"
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Book Description Vintage, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 416 pages. 7.80x5.04x1.02 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099479362
Book Description Vintage Books USA, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099479362