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The bonfire of the vanities

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: London : Picador : in association with Jonathan Cape, ca. 1992
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [New Picador edition, 4. printingView all editions and formats
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Skånselsløs satire over den amerikanske skinverden, som medierne og magthaverne i fællesskab har skabt. Baggrunden er New York, og hovedpersonen er en ung børsmægler, der tilfældigt bliver offer for systemet
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 0330296337 9780330296335
OCLC Number: 473849882
Notes: Originaludgave: 1987
Description: xxx, 730 sider
Contents: Side vii-xxx: Introduction: Stalking the billion-footed beast
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe

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#1 "New York Times bestseller "A big, bitter, funny, craftily plotted book that grabs you by the lapels and won't let go."-- "The New York Times Book Review "Brilliant..."-- "People "Impossible to Read more...

 
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