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Tom Wolfe was born on March 2, 1931 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. He is a writer and actor, known for The Right Stuff (1983), Salinger (2013) and The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990). He is married to Sheila. They have two children. See full bio »
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 1998 Almost Heroes (written by)
 1988 WTTW Journal Top Guns of '43 (TV Series documentary)
 1983 The Right Stuff (book)
 1973 The Last American Hero (articles)
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Novel: "A Man in Full". See more »

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6 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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[on being asked if he read the reviews of his books] Oh, I pretend to be like Arnold Bennett, the British novelist who was very popular in the '20s and '30s, He was considered a light-weight, so he didn't get particularly good reviews. He would say, 'I don't read my reviews. I measure them.' But if they come to my attention, I'll read them and I'll suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous ... See more »

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Graduated from Washington and Lee University. See more »

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