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The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel
The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel by Tom Wolfe 0374115370 9780374115371
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The Bonfire of the Vanities: A Novel by Tom Wolfe

Sherman McCoy, the central figure of Tom Wolfes first novel, is a young investment banker with a fourteen-room apartment in Manhattan. When he is involved in a freak accident in the Bronx, prosecutors, politicians, the press, the police, the clergy, and assorted hustlers high and low close in on him, licking their chops and giving us a gargantuan helping of the human comedy, of New York in the 1980s, a city boiling over with racial and ethnic hostilities and burning with the itch to Grab It Now. Wolfes novel is a big, panoramic story of the metropolis that reinforces the authors reputation as the foremost chronicler of the way we live in America.

Author: Tom Wolfe

Language: English

Edition: Updated

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 552

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: 1990-11-01

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