The Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities

A Novel

Book - 2001
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Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" ( The National Review )"A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy." (The New Republic )
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2001.
ISBN: 9780312427573
0312427573
Branch Call Number: FICTION Wolfe Tom
Characteristics: 639 p. ;,23 cm.

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Tom Wolfe's modern American satire tells the story of Sherman McCoy, a Wall Street "Master of the Universe" who has it all but suddenly, one wrong turn makes it all go wrong.


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MontMoroc
Jan 10, 2018

Terrific read that really holds up well 30 years later.

DMAGLibrary62 Mar 07, 2014

Boring, could not get into it

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vickiz
Dec 19, 2008

This is actually a great, rollicking read. I think the book's reputation has been overshadowed by the woefully miscast movie.

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Cabby
Nov 11, 2007

One of my favourite books

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crowpluto
Aug 04, 2006

This book has aged well. Themes still relevant today. Highly recommended.

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