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Tom Wolfe

Tom WolfeAKA Thomas Kennerly Wolfe

Born: 2-Mar-1930
Birthplace: Richmond, VA
Died: 14-May-2018
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Infection

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bonfire of the Vanities

Father: Thomas Kennerly Wolfe (professor of agronomy)
Mother: Helen Perkins Hughes (garden designer)
Wife: Sheila Berger (graphic designer, m. 27-May-1978, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Alexandra Wolfe
Son: Tommy Wolfe

    University: BA, Washington and Lee University (1951)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1957)

    The Washington Post
    The New York Herald Tribune
    Academy of Achievement (2005)
    Obama for Illinois
    National Humanities Medal 2002
    Funeral: Andy Warhol (1987)
    Funeral: William F. Buckley (2008)

    Salinger (5-Sep-2013) · Himself
    Bill Cunningham New York (24-Mar-2010) · Himself
    Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (20-Jan-2008) · Himself

Author of books:
The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1964, essays)
The Pump House Gang (1968)
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968)
Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers (1970)
The Painted Word (1975)
The Right Stuff (1979)
From Bauhaus to Our House (1981)
The Worship of Art: Notes on the New God (1984)
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1987, novel)
A Man in Full (1998, novel)
Hooking Up (2001, short stories)
I Am Charlotte Simmons (2004, novel)

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