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"When are the 1970s going to begin?" ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism ...Show synopsis"When are the 1970s going to begin?" ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism and dazzling comedy, Tom Wolfe met the question head-on in these rollicking essays -- and even provided the 1970s with its name: "The Me Decade."Hide synopsis
Description:Used, Like New. PAPERBACK. This copy has very minimal signs of...Used, Like New. PAPERBACK. This copy has very minimal signs of use, has a name, inscription, stamp or some other indications of previous ownership, is in Excellent Condition Overall. Note: expect tanning of any paperback more than a few years old, regardless of condition.
Description:FIRST PRINTING. Tom Wolfe illustrations, Wolfe draws like he...FIRST PRINTING. Tom Wolfe illustrations, Wolfe draws like he writes (witty, every word/line a gem). Mauve Gloves is where Wolfe named the 70's the Me Decade and gave us "Wonks"; Book is Good, clean, no page creases, spine unbroken though cocked forward, pages intact/tight, edges show age foxing; DJ is VG just shows slight edge bumps and ageing at fr. side edge, colors stilll bright. Please see SCAN at noirtownbookshop.
Description:Wolfe, Tom. Very Good in Good jacket. Book. Inscribed by Author...Wolfe, Tom. Very Good in Good jacket. Book. Inscribed by Author(s) Textblock is clean. Binding is tight. Black boards. Textblock top is "freckled." Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Jacket has minimal shelf wear. Some discoloration at top. Photograph of author on back.
Description:Very Good in J Very Good jacket. 1st/1st, SIGNED. Flat signed...Very Good in J Very Good jacket. 1st/1st, SIGNED. Flat signed by the author on the front, free endpaper. This likely unread book is foxing along the edges of its text block and bears some very light shelf wear. Its price clipped, Brodart protected dustjacket bears a trace of shelf and edge wear and has toned lightly with age, but the book otherwise appears nearly as good as new. It's tight, square and solidly bound--you're bound to treasure this splendid book! ! ! Signed: I Inscribed by Author(s)
Description:Fine. Book. Bantam 10875-1. First printing, 10/77. A near-fine...Fine. Book. Bantam 10875-1. First printing, 10/77. A near-fine copy with inkmarks over price, faint crease to cover at front hinge. 214 pp.
Description:Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. SIGNED on half title page...Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. SIGNED on half title page by Tom Wolfe. First Printing stated, however there is no ISBN and no printed price on unclipped dustjacket, which indicates that this is a book club edition.; Tight, clean and crisp. A touch of very light shelf/edge wear to dustjacket, otherwise an excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover.; 8vo; Signed by Author.
Description:Tom Wolfe. Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by...Tom Wolfe. Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author SIGNED by AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Book is in Good condition with black cloth boards and red/gold/purple lettering. Minor fading to extremities. Textblock has light foxing at fore edge and heavy foxing at top edge. Dustjacket is in Good condition with overall darkening. Front cover has sticker residue, slight spotting. Spine has small brown stain. Dj flap joints have nicking at bottom corners. Front/back dj flaps have darkening. Dj is wrapped in clear plastic. 243 pgs.
Description:Fine. Signed by the Author. Unread with the text block in fine...Fine. Signed by the Author. Unread with the text block in fine condition. Black cloth bound boards in fine condition with vibrant red and gold lettering to the spine. Touch of toning to the top edge of the jacket front panel. Unclipped. Under new mylar. Increasing rare 1st printing from this author.
Before Wolfe started writing those dreadful novels to fund his retirement, he was one of the founders of New Journalism and the most insightful commentator on the American scene in the Sixties and Seventies. This collection includes the essays in which he coined the terms "the Me Generation" and "the ...
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