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    Just heard on the news of the passing of Tom Wolfe a writer who seems to have been around my entire life I first read these great e

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    This was a fun and interesting read from a 2014 perspective Although if I ever read the word artherosclerotic again I think I'll scream These essaysarticles all came from the early 1960's and they showcase a world I hadn't a clue aboutFor instance the nanny mafia in New York? I wondered is there still a nanny mafia? I googled it

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    Sorry all you Hunter S Thompson fans but Tom Wolfe revolutionized journalism in the Sixties and didn't need biker colors or mescaline to accomplish the task His first book a compilation of articles for Esuire and others is a brilliant assessment of pop culture ie hot rod shows fashion designers Phil Spector etc that cap

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    Tom Wolfe burst onto the literary scene in 1965 with the publication of his first book The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby a collection of articles that he had written for Esuire and New York magazine the Sunday supplement of the New York Herald Tribune Surprisingly for a book of collected non fiction it sold extremely well and helped shine a light on the burgeoning genre soon to be called “New Journalism” Wolfe and other

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    Tom Wolfe's first published book a collection of articles he wrote for newspapers and magazines I am a fan of his fiction but not so much of this writing The collection does show how he influenced or perhaps even invented the creative non fiction genre It also gives a good cultural overview of the early 1960s in America

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    This was my first exposure to Wolfe and though I think I can see the appeal of his writing I have to admit that this book didn't really speak to me the way I hoped it would The writing has a certain beat flair though I'm not certain that Wolfe would appreciate being thrown in with beat writers I finished this book a couple of months ago and now I am having difficulty remembering the topics Wolfe covered indicating both

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    Another excellent set of essays mostly mini biographies with an eye for issues of class and status Wolfe covers several angles on the upheaval of the 1960s that I'd never heard described demolition derbies the first celebrity DJs London youth fashion pre Nation of Islam Muhammad Ali gossip rags elites and art gallery patronage status and custom tailoring the divorcee life in NYC the rise of Las Vegas the birth of stock

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    How much of this fades into cultural referential obscurity and how much remains as a period piece of Deep Truths About the American Condition will continue to clarify with time I suspect The name dropping density shies dangerously

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    I remember reading this book in 1968 and being electrified by the wonderful descriptive passages that seemed to use a new language of buzz

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    Hot rods wouldn't normally be my thing but I went on a Wolfe binge and snapped them all up Not one of my favourites then even less so now when I am off Wolfe for good It's not surprising that a white Southern man of his generation would be racist and sexist and complain about kids these days but it's disappointing when a good writer can't get

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KIn his first book The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby Wolfe introduces us to the sixties to extravagant new styles of life that had nothing to do with the elite culture of the past.. How much of this fades into cultural referential obscurity and how much remains as a period piece of Deep Truths About the American Condition will continue to clarify with time I suspect The name dropping density shies dangerously close to the thread count of the emperor s new clothes but the bit about functional suit sleeve buttons is uneuivocally for the ages

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