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Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Collection
Fiction
Satire
Millennium
Named Person: Tom Wolfe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 0374103828 9780374103828
OCLC Number: 44632988
Description: 293 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Hooking up. Hooking up: what life was like at the turn of the second millennium: an American's world --
The human beast. Two young men who went west --
Digibabble, fairy dust, and the human anthill --
Sorry, but your soul just died --
Vita robusta, ars anorexica. In the land of the rococo Marxists --
The invisible artist --
The great relearning --
My three stooges --
Ambush at Fort Bragg: a novella. Ambush at Fort Bragg --
The New Yorker affair. Foreword: Murderous gutter journalism --
Tiny mummies! The true story of the ruler of 43rd Street's land of the walking dead --
Lost in the whichy thickets --
Afterword: High in the saddle.
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe.
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From the Publisher: In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom Wolfe the master of reportage and satire returns in vintage form.

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