The Purple Decades (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Purple Decades A retrospective collection of Wolfe's work, twenty-one essays and extracts, from 1964 to 1981, running through the whole mad circus of his American subcultures - from Surfers, Acid Freaks, West Side Divorcees and Soho Bohos to Astronauts, Moonies, Manhattan Socialites, Mid-Atlantic Men, Pop Painters and Down-filled People.
- Published: 20 October 2005
- Format: Paperback 416 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780099479369 ISBN 10: 0099479362
- Sales rank: 489,276
Full description for The Purple Decades
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.