The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

Author(s): Tom Wolfe

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Tom Wolfe's debut collection of essays - a brilliant, form-bending dive into the future of America as it careenedthrough the 1960s In 1965, Tom Wolfe dropped like a bomb onto the American literary scene with his first book, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, an incandescent panorama of American counter-culture, its dances, bouffant hairdos, customised cars and rock concerts. Capturing the energy of the age in its portraits of Phil Spector, Cassius Clay, Las Vegas and the Nanny Mafia - as well as asking, why do doormen hate Volkswagens? - Wolfe's flamboyant essay collection remains one of the great, revolutionary landmarks of modern non-fiction. 'Journalism, it is said, is the first draft of history. Nobody exemplifies the dictum better than Wolfe, the cultural observer and social critic par excellence' Daily Telegraph


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General Fields

  • : 9781784873721
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : May 2018
  • : ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 081
  • : 368
  • : Tom Wolfe
  • : Paperback