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The bonfire of the vanities

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: London : Picador : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution (MDL), 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Sherman McCoy, Wall Street wunderkind, seems to have it all. But then he finds himself involved in a freak accident involving two black muggers, his Mercedes and his mistress. As a result McCoy learns that prosecutors, politicians and press are lining up to devour him with shameless relish.
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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 9780330491938 0330491938
OCLC Number: 851986757
Language Note: English.
Notes: Replaced by: 9780330305730.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: First published in 1988 by Jonathan Cape. 752 pages ; 18 x 11 cm
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe.

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'One of the funniest, finest and most dramatic American novels of recent times... the most enthralling book l've read in years' EVENING STANDARD

 
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