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Author Name:    WOLFE, Tom WOLFE, Tom

Title:   Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Cutter & Vine. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Farrar Straus Giroux / FSG, New York, 1976, 

Seller ID:   719

WOLFE, Tom. Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine and other stories, sketches and essays. Illustrated by the author. (New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976). First Printing. Pp (12),3-243,(3). 8vo, black cloth, red, giltand purple lettering to spine. "Santa Barranza! It's the 1970's - a famous athlete struggling with a perfume commercial (and losing) - a woman in a s elf-realization seminar whose hemorrhoids move an entire banquet hall to cosmic screams - a Navy carrier pilot flying over North Vietnam after 799 of his comrades have been blown out of the sky there - a man-about-town who always adopts the right fashion at the wrong time - a writer who reveals whatAmerican writers really care about today -- " (from the dj). Contents : St ories and Sketches: Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine; The Man who always Peaked too Soon; The Truest Sport: Jousting with Sam and Charlie; The Commercial: A Short Story. The Sprit of the Age (and who it longs for): The Intelligent Coed's Guide to America; The Me Decade and the Third Great Awakening. Sex and Violence: The Perfect Crime; Pornoviolence; The Boiler Room and the Computer. Manners, Decor, and Decorum: Funky Chic; Honks and Wonks; The Street Fighters. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00


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