The Purple Decades

The Purple Decades

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 30mm | 322.06g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 0099479362
  • 9780099479369
  • 758,655

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"'The inventor of New Journalism...wielding his terrible swift satirist sword' Newsweek"
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About Tom Wolfe

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.
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