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The moronic inferno : and other visits to America

Author: Martin Amis
Publisher: London : J. Cape, 1986.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amis, Martin.
Moronic inferno.
London : J. Cape, 1986
(OCoLC)569368951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Amis
ISBN: 0224023853 9780224023856
OCLC Number: 15318162
Description: xi, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Saul Bellow and the moronic inferno --
The killings in Atlanta --
The case of Claus von Bulow --
Truman Capote: knowing everybody --
Philip Roth: no satisfaction --
Elvis Presley: he did it his way --
Diana Trilling at Claremont Avenue --
Norman Mailer: the avenger and the bitch --
Palm Beach: Don't you love it? --
Brian De Palma: the movie brute --
Here's Ronnie: on the road with Reagan --
Mr. Vidal: unpatriotic Gore --
Too much monkey business: the New Evangelical Right --
Vidal v. Falwell --
Joseph Heller, giantslayer --
Newspeak at Vanity Fair --
Kurt Vonnegut: after the slaughterhouse --
Gloria Steinem and the feminist Utopia --
William Burroughs: the bad bits --
Steven Spielberg: boyish wonder --
John Updike: Rabbitland and Bechville --
Joan Didion's style --
In Hefnerland --
Paul Theroux's enthusiasms --
Gay Talese: sex-affirmative --
Double jeopardy: making sense of AIDS --
Saul Bellow in Chicago.
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"Martin Amis's America is funny and horrific." -"The Times" "As a foreign journalist-cum-essayist on America, Mr. Amis has no equal." -"The Economist" "From the Trade Paperback edition."

 
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