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The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe
The Bonfire of the Vanities
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do... show more
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781241681241 (1241681244)
ASIN: 1241681244
Publisher: BiblioLife
Pages no: 706
Edition language: English
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Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
0.0 The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
DNF I listened to a couple of chapters and wasn't interested. The annoying narrator did not help. There is no way I could listen to hours of this.
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Against the idea of host culture
At the time I read this book I was very ignorant about the politics of race in the USA, and reading it introduced me to my whiteness; it thoroughly decentred me and I never thought of myself as the universal again. Subsequently I tried to read some of Wolfe's work on politics and architecture and I ...
Sparrow
Sparrow rated it
I hope Tom Wolfe has gotten so laid because of this book. I hope women have put down this book, thrown on some lingerie, and walked over to his apartment – unless Wolfe is gay, in which case, I hope men have done the lingerie thing. I hope women (or men) invented a time machine to travel back in t...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
5.0 The Bonfire of the Vanities
this is a great work! I used to live in a Park Avenue apartment like Sherman McCoy and I can report, this is exactly how it is. when you're sitting up there in your aerie's nest up in the clouds and all those filthy city people are demonstrating 50 stories below, believe me nothing feels better than...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
0.0
This is one I remember reading with a reading group yet have only the vaguest memories of the actual contents of the book.
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