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The purple decades : a reader

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ©1982.
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This collection of Wolfe's essays, articles, and chapters from previous collections is filled with observations on U.S. popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfe, Tom.
Purple decades.
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ©1982
(OCoLC)624578360
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 0374239274 9780374239275 9780374278397 0374278393 0374239282 9780374239282
OCLC Number: 8587815
Description: xv, 396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Bob & Spike --
The last American hero --
The voices of Village Square --
Purveyor of the public life --
A Sunday kind of love --
The girl of the year --
The woman who has everything --
The pump house gang --
The Mid-Adlantic man --
On the bus (from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test) --
These radical chic evenings (From Radical Chic) --
Mau-mauing the flak catchers --
The truest sport: jousting with Sam and Charlie --
The Me Decade and the third Great Awakening --
The intelligent coed's guide to America --
Mauve gloves & madmen, clutter & vine --
Vignettes --
The Apache dance (from The Painted Word) --
The white gods (from From Bauhaus to Our House) --
The angels (from The Right Stuff) --
Yeager (from The Right Stuff).
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe ; selected by Tom Wolfe.

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This collection of Wolfe's essays, articles, and chapters from previous collections is filled with observations on U.S. popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s.

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