The Purple Decades

The Purple Decades

by Tom Wolfe
     
 

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The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the complete text of Mau-Mauing and the Flak Catchers, his account of the wild games the poverty program encouraged minority groups to play.

Overview

The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the complete text of Mau-Mauing and the Flak Catchers, his account of the wild games the poverty program encouraged minority groups to play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425062661
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1983
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Wolfe is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as the bestselling The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he lives in New York City.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
March 2, 1931
Place of Birth:
Richmond, Virginia
Education:
B.A. (cum laude), Washington and Lee University, 1951; Ph.D. in American Studies, Yale University, 1957
Website:
http://www.tomwolfe.com

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