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Hooking Up


Hooking Up



von: Tom Wolfe

9,49 €

Verlag: Vintage Digital
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 31.10.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9781409018902
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 304

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In Hooking Up Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast, observing the 'lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000' - everything from teenage sexual manners to how genetics and neuroscience are changing the way we regard ourselves. Also included in this collection are some of his most classic and enduring pieces of journalism, and 'Ambush art at Fort Bragg', his fiercely satirical novella about sting TV.Funny, often savagely so, hard-hitting and wise, Wolfe remains a unique master-chronicler of America and its future.
"A great introduction to Wolfe the nonfiction stylist"
A perfect introduction to Tom Wolfe's brilliant and masterful journalism.
Tom Wolfe (1930-2018) was 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, I Am Charlotte Simmons and Back to Blood. He received the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
'I love Tom Wolfe... Whenever some big bizarro thing happens...I want the man in the white suit to do his usual exhaustive reporting, turn the labels inside out and hypocrites upside down...and tell me what's what in one of those jittering, dazzling riffs of his' New York TimesIn Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast, observing the 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000' - everything from teenage sexual manners to how genetics and neuroscience are changing the way we regard ourselves. Also included in this collection are some of his most classic and enduring pieces of journalism, and 'Ambush at Fort Bragg', his fiercely satirical novella about sting TV. Funny, often savagely so, hard-hitting, wise, Wolfe remains a unique master chronicler of America, and its future.

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