Author:Wolfe, Tom

Sort

Showing 1-11 of 11

Image for Back to Blood

Back to Blood

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200826

ISBN: 0316036315

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 704 pp. 8vo. A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until lately, the love of Nestor's ... View more info

Image for Hooking Up

Hooking Up

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297874

ISBN: 0374103828

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 293, [3] pp. 8vo. 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. From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom ... View more info

Image for A Man in Full: A Novel

A Man in Full: A Novel

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2272381

ISBN: 0374270325

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. An exceptional copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A decade ago, The Bonfire of the Vanities defined an era--and established Tom Wolfe as our prime fictional chronicler of America at its most outrageous and alive. This time the setting is Atlanta, Georgia--a racially mixed late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth, avid speculators, and worldly-wise politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta real-estate entrepreneur turned conglomerate king, whose expansionist ambitions and outsize... View more info

Image for I Am Charlotte Simmons

I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273045

ISBN: 0002005913

Condition: Very Good


First Canadian edition. A bit smoky. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, ... View more info

Image for A Man in Full: A Novel

A Man in Full: A Novel

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273062

ISBN: 0374270325

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky, top edge faintly foxed. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A decade ago, The Bonfire of the Vanities defined an era--and established Tom Wolfe as our prime fictional chronicler of America at its most outrageous and alive. This time the setting is Atlanta, Georgia--a racially mixed late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth, avid speculators, and worldly-wise politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta real-estate entrepreneur turned conglomerate king, whose expansionist ambi... View more info

Image for The Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274099

ISBN: 0374115370

Condition: Good


First edition. Page ridges foxed, jacket flaps toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, [1], 659, [1] pp. The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe. The story is a drama about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in 1980s New York City and centers on four main characters: WASP bond trader Sherman McCoy, Jewish assistant district attorney Larry Kramer, British expatriate journalist Peter Fallow and black activist Reverend Reginald Bacon. The novel was originally conceived as a serial in the style of Charles Dickens' writings; it ... View more info

Image for From Bauhaus to Our House

From Bauhaus to Our House

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1982

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2280389

ISBN: 0671454498

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Wolfe's humorous look at modern and experimental architecture. View more info

Image for The Painted Word

The Painted Word

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 1989

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2280398

ISBN: 0552993700

Condition: Good


3rd printing. Pages toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. If you have ever been confused, amused, or just plain confounded by abstract art, this book will make it very clear what its all about and what its not! Wolf described the forces, real and imagined, that brought this art movement to the fore. View more info

Image for I Am Charlotte Simmons

I Am Charlotte Simmons

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281551

ISBN: 0374281580

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Slightly smoky, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 676 pp. 8vo. Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning -- or the lack of it -- amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns s... View more info

Image for From Bauhaus to Our House

From Bauhaus to Our House

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1981

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2284485

ISBN: 0374158924

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A nice copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 143 pp. Takes a critical look at the past fifty years of American architecture and assesses the influence of foreign architects and movements. View more info

Image for The Pump House Gang

The Pump House Gang

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286802

ISBN: 0553047167

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Spine creased. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. A collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack MacPherson and his gang of surfers that frequented a sewage pump house at Windansea. View more info