The Kandy-kolored Tangerine-flake Streamline Baby
By (author) Tom Wolfe
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Kandy-kolored Tangerine-flake Streamline Baby by Tom Wolfe
Book DescriptionIn this, his first book and one of the landmarks of the New Journalism, Tom Wolfe managed to look at the American scene of the early 1960s afresh and to zero in on the more exotic forms of status-seeking then in vogue from New York to Los Angeles. In the dances, bouffant hairdos, stock-car racing and rock concerts, Wolfe found a unique American energy, and the incandescent style that produced The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is already in evidence. In the title essay - Wolfe's first magazine article - he eulogizes the flamboyant 'kustomized kars' California teens constructed with artistic dedication. And there's more - Phil Spectre, Cassius Clay, Las Vegas, the Nanny Mafia, Why Doormen hate Volkswagens. Classic Wolfe!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099479383
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, Back to Blood and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.
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