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Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine by Tom Wolfe (1988, Hardcover)

Tom Wolfe | ISBN-10: 0374204241 | ISBN-13: 9780374204242 | Publication Date: 1988-04-01

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"When are the 1970s going to begin?" ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism and dazzling comedy, Tom Wolfe met the question head-on in these rollicking essays -- and even provided the 1970s with its name: "The Me Decade."

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AuthorTom Wolfe
Number Of Pages243 pages
Publication Date1988-04-01
PublisherFarrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication Year19880000

Additional Details
Edition Number2
Copyright Date1976

Weight13.6 Oz
Height1.2 In.
Width5.7 In.
Length8.4 In.

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LC Classification NumberPS3573.O526.M3
Dewey Decimal813/.5/2
Dewey Edition18

Reviews"No one is as good as Wolfe on the contradictions between cushy class and angry consciousness . . . There essays . . . offer a lively picture of the surface of our society' one wishes life were this interesting." -Jack Beatty, The Nation "This book serves as a reminder of how often Wolfe's refusal to be respectful toward any subject has produced both illumination and laughter." - Time "Mr. Wolfe tackles all sorts of subjects ranging from life on an aircraft carrier (brilliantly described) to the goings-on at a convention of National Enquirer freelance writers . . . The master of trivia also offers an underlying theme in his essays and stories: the enormous gap (as he perceives it) between the intellectuals' negative view of America and the positive reality." -Roger Ricklefs, The Wall Street Journal "It's all right here! Again! The wicked maestro has done it again!" -Tom Nolan, The Los Angeles Times Book Review

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