The Purple Decades-A Reader 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.

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Published October 1, 1987 by Berkley.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Not too many readers would agree with Joe David Bellamy (who provides the introduction here) that Tom Wolfe's New Journalism offers "the definitive, comprehensive, tuned-in portrait of our age."

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