The Bonfire of the Vanities

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BiblioLife, Nov 1, 2008 - 708 pages
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"The Bonfire of the Vanities" is vintage Wolfe--the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-20th-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton"--"The National Review."

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The story of one Sherman McCoy who believes he is the master of his universe till an accident occurs in the Bronx. Interesting look at how people are manipulated by the press, others who seek to ... Read full review

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Black farce about New York in the 80s. Wall Street broker, Sherman & his mistress are involved in a hit-and-run involving a black boy; the whirlpool of répercussions quickly crash down. Wolfe writes ... Read full review

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