The Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities

[a Novel]

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Sherman McCoy, a young investment banker in Manhattan, finds himself arrested following a freak accident and becomes involved with prosecutors, politicians, the press, and assorted hustlers. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy.” (The New Republic)

Baker
& Taylor

Sherman McCoy, a young investment banker in Manhattan, finds himself arrested following a freak accident and becomes involved with prosecutors, politicians, the press, and assorted hustlers.

Publisher: New York : Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2008]
Edition: 1st Picador ed
ISBN: 9780312427573
0312427573
Branch Call Number: FICTION WOLFE
Characteristics: xiv, 685 p. : port. ; 21 cm

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TheeAvebury
Jan 10, 2018

Terrific read that really holds up well 30 years later.

DMAGLibrary62 Mar 07, 2014

Boring, could not get into it

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vickiz
Dec 19, 2008

This is actually a great, rollicking read. I think the book's reputation has been overshadowed by the woefully miscast movie.

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Cabby
Nov 11, 2007

One of my favourite books

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crowpluto
Aug 04, 2006

This book has aged well. Themes still relevant today. Highly recommended.

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