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    The Purple Decades (Paperback) By (author) Tom Wolfe

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    DescriptionThe 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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    Title
    The Purple Decades
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tom Wolfe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 297 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099479369
    ISBN 10: 0099479362
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BG, FA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    DC22: 818.5408
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FB
    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    20 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Tom Wolfe is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. 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.
    Review quote
    "'The inventor of New Journalism...wielding his terrible swift satirist sword' Newsweek"