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The bonfire of the vanities

Auteur : Tom Wolfe
Éditeur : Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1988.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : Anglais : Bantam edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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The Bonfire of the Vanities is a masterpiece, a riotous, exuberant and passionate epic that captures the greed and corruption of eighties New York and examines it under the microscope of Wolfe's famed satiric wit. Sherman McCoy, Wall Street wunderkind, seems to have it all; a salary like a telephone number, a home on Park Avenue, a beautiful wife and child, a mistress, a Mercedes. He is a Master of the Universel But  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Tom Wolfe
ISBN : 0553275976 9780553275971
Numéro OCLC : 18850413
Notes : Originally published: New York : Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, ©1987.
Description : 690 pages ; 17 cm
Responsabilité : Tom Wolfe.

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The Bonfire of the Vanities is a masterpiece, a riotous, exuberant and passionate epic that captures the greed and corruption of eighties New York and examines it under the microscope of Wolfe's famed satiric wit. Sherman McCoy, Wall Street wunderkind, seems to have it all; a salary like a telephone number, a home on Park Avenue, a beautiful wife and child, a mistress, a Mercedes. He is a Master of the Universel But then he gets lost one dark night in the Bronx, and his mercedes hits something. That something turns out to be Henry Lamb, a young black man who is now in a coma; for Sherman meanwhile, everything is about to unravel so fast he will hardly have time to change his thousand dollar suit ...

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