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Tom Wolfe (I) (1930–2018)


Tom Wolfe was born on March 2, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. He was a writer, known for The Right Stuff (1983), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. He was married to Sheila Berger. He died on May 14, 2018 in New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 88) in New York, USA

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 1988 WTTW Journal Top Guns of '43 (TV Series documentary)
 1983 The Right Stuff (based on the book by)
 1977 Tom Wolfe's Los Angeles (TV Movie) (written by)
 1973 The Last American Hero (articles)
 1970 One Pair of Eyes (TV Series documentary) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Happiness Is Wheel Shaped (1970) ... (narrative script)
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Book "I Am Charlotte Simmons," 2004 See more »

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6 Interviews | 17 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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[on visiting a strip club to explore some background for a novel] I'd shaken the hands of about five girls - only they don't shake hands. Their greeting is to clasp you on the inside of the thigh. Very friendly. I had on a necktie. I guess nobody else did in the whole place. See more »

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Frequently wore double-breasted white suits and silk ties, even when interviewing gang members and criminals: "I found early in the game that for me there's no use trying to blend in. I might as well be the village information-gatherer, the man from Mars who simply wants to know. Fortunately the world is full of people with information-compulsion who want to tell you their stories". See more »

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Pisces

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