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The bonfire of the vanities

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Picador, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One night in the Bronx a millionaire, Sherman McCoy, and his mistress have an accident. The next day a young Black is in hospital in a coma as McCoy heads for disaster. His humiliation is at the centre of a satire on the decaying class, racial and political structure of New York in the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 9780312427573 0312427573
OCLC Number: 754765669
Description: 685 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe.

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One night in the Bronx a millionaire, Sherman McCoy, and his mistress have an accident. The next day a young Black is in hospital in a coma as McCoy heads for disaster. His humiliation is at the centre of a satire on the decaying class, racial and political structure of New York in the 1980s.

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