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1987 BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES By Tom Wolfe Hardcover Dust Jacket

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1987 hardcover edition Bonfire Of The Vanities By Tom Wolfe. The dust jacket shows wear around the edges with only a few very small tears and creases. The boards are gray with the author's signature embossed on the cover. The spine is white. The interior pages are structurally sound and bright. There aren't any signs of inscriptions, marginalization or dog-eared pages.


The Bonfire of the Vanities is a satirical novel about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in 1980s New York City. It is often banned due to its  portrayal of black kids, who walked with a loping gait in the book which Wolfe described as a “pimp roll,” and for its suggestion of an unbridgeable racial divide in New York City. Wolfe's satirical novel which elaborated on the time period and living in the city is a must-have if you collect banned books.


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