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Tom Wolfe (1) (1930–2018)

Autor/a de La Foguera de les vanitats

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45+ obres 36,810 Membres 540 Ressenyes 99 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia on March 2, 1930. He received bachelor's degree in English from Washington and Lee University in 1951 and a Ph.D in American studies from Yale University in 1957. He started his journalism career as a general-assignment reporter at The mostra'n més Springfield Union. While he was working for The Washington Post, he was assigned to cover Latin America and won the Washington Newspaper Guild's foreign news prize for a series on Cuba in 1961. In 1962, he became a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune and a staff writer for New York magazine. His work also appeared in Harper's and Esquire. His first book, a collection of articles about the flamboyant Sixties written for New York and Esquire entitled The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, was published in 1968. His other collections included Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and Hooking Up. His non-fiction works included The Pump House Gang; The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; The Painted Word; Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine; In Our Time; and From Bauhaus to Our House. The Right Stuff won the American Book Award for nonfiction, the National Institute of Arts and Letters Harold Vursell Award for prose style, and the Columbia Journalism Award. It was adapted into a film in 1983. His fiction books included The Bonfire of the Vanities, Ambush at Fort Bragg, A Man in Full, The Kingdom of Speech, I Am Charlotte Simmons, and Back to Blood. He was also a contributing artist at Harper's from 1978 to 1981. Many of his illustrations were collected in In Our Time. He died on May 14, 2018 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Tom Wolfe

La Foguera de les vanitats (1987) 8,928 exemplars
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) 6,333 exemplars
The Right Stuff (1979) 4,659 exemplars
Tot un home (1998) 4,517 exemplars
Sóc la Charlotte Simmons (2004) 3,871 exemplars
From Bauhaus to Our House 1,349 exemplars
Bloody Miami (2012) 974 exemplars
The Painted Word (1975) — Autor; Il·lustrador, algunes edicions942 exemplars
The Pump House Gang (1968) 505 exemplars
Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine (1976) — Autor; Il·lustrador, algunes edicions338 exemplars
The New Journalism (1973) — Editor; Col·laborador — 334 exemplars
The Kingdom of Speech (2016) 290 exemplars
The Purple Decades (1982) — Il·lustrador, algunes edicions271 exemplars
Emboscada a Fort Bragg (1997) 146 exemplars
In Our Time (1980) — Il·lustrador, algunes edicions122 exemplars
Tom Wolfe: Two Complete Books (1994) 29 exemplars
Frederick Hart: Sculptor (1995) — Col·laborador — 20 exemplars
Où est votre stylo ? (2016) 9 exemplars
The Tinkerings of Robert Noyce (1990) 8 exemplars
Mid-Atlantic Man (1969) 3 exemplars
Wolfe Tom 2 exemplars
il deceennio dell'io (2013) 2 exemplars
Underneath the I-Beams (1981) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Col·laborador — 775 exemplars
Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson (2007) — Col·laborador — 600 exemplars
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1969, Volume 1 (1998) — Col·laborador — 325 exemplars
The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (1997) — Col·laborador — 304 exemplars
The Best of Modern Humor (1983) — Col·laborador — 292 exemplars
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Col·laborador — 277 exemplars
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 2: American Journalism 1963-1973 (2003) — Col·laborador — 217 exemplars
The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism (1997) — Col·laborador — 214 exemplars
Three Novels : Mildred Pierce; Double Indemnity; The Postman Always Rings Twice; (1934) — Introducció, algunes edicions211 exemplars
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Col·laborador — 210 exemplars
The Best American Sports Writing of the Century (1999) — Col·laborador — 191 exemplars
Photographs (1983) — Introducció — 179 exemplars
An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine (2000) — Col·laborador — 131 exemplars
The Best American Essays 1990 (1990) — Col·laborador — 117 exemplars
On the Firing Line: The Public Life of Our Public Figures (1989) — Col·laborador — 112 exemplars
Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement (2001) — Col·laborador — 92 exemplars
The Best American Essays 1987 (1987) — Col·laborador — 85 exemplars
Going Downtown: The War Against Hanoi and Washington (1988) — Pròleg, algunes edicions77 exemplars
Malaparte: A House Like Me (1999) — Pròleg — 51 exemplars
The Best American Magazine Writing 2000 (2000) — Col·laborador — 26 exemplars
Color Photographs (1976) 18 exemplars
I'm a Little Special (1999) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Sky High: Stories of Survival from Air to Space (2002) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Bill Cunningham New York [2010 film] (2011) — Actor — 9 exemplars
À la Mode: On the Social Psychology of Fashion (1973) — Introducció, algunes edicions8 exemplars
The New York Spy A Most Personal Guide to the Empire City (1967) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
Speed: Stories of Survival from Behind the Wheel (2002) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom normalitzat
Wolfe, Tom
Nom oficial
Wolfe, Thomas Kennerly, Jr.
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc de naixement
Richmond, Virginia, Verenigde Staten
Lloc de defunció
New York, New York, USA
Causa de la mort
antibiotic-resistant infection
Llocs de residència
Richmond, Virginia, USA
New York, New York, USA
St. Christopher's School
Washington and Lee University (BA|English|1951)
Yale University (PhD|American Studies|1957)
Springfield Union
The Washington Post
New York Herald Tribune
New Journalism
Rolling Stone (mostra-les totes 7)
Harper's Magazine
Premis i honors
Jefferson Lecture (2006)
Washington Newspaper Guild Award ( [1961])
Society of Magazine Writers Award for Excellence (1970)
National Humanities Medal (2001)
Frank Luther Mott Research Award (1973)
John Dos Passos Award (1984) (mostra-les totes 17)
Virginia Laureate for Literature (1977)
Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award of the American Institute of Arts and Letters (1980)
Art History Citation (National Sculpture Society ∙ 1980)
Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence (1986)
St. Louis Literary Award (1990)
National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (2010)
Gari Melchers Medal (1986)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Medal (Eastern Washington University ∙ 1986)
Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2003)
Golden Plate Award (American Academy of Achievement, 2005)
Carl Sandburg Literary Award (2008)
Lynn Nesbit (Janklow and Nesbit)



Bonfire of the Vanities: Tom Wolfe a Someone explain it to me... (març 2021)


Un esclarecedor retrato del american way of life de los años 80 que inspiró la película con el mismo título dirigida pro Brian de Palma en 1991
swiltsesa | Hi ha 131 ressenyes més | Jan 28, 2016 |
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