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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: "The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby," 1965. See more »

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

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Personal Quote:

People complain about my exclamation points, but I honestly think that's the way people think. I don't think people think in essays; it's one exclamation point to another. And also I have a new device in this book ['Back to Blood']. Inner monologues are set between a row of six colons at the beginning and six colons at the end. I rather like that, if I might praise myself. See more »

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Lived in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

White suit

Star Sign:

Pisces

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