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Back to blood : a novel / Tom Wolfe.

Wolfe, Tom, (author.).

Available copies

  • 31 of 32 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

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0 current holds with 32 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch FIC WOL (Text) 0530009810876 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch FIC WOL (Text) 0530010391734 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch FIC WOL (Text) 0530009810884 Adult Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316036313
  • ISBN: 0316036315
  • Physical Description: x, 704 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2012.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until lately, the love of Nestor's life; a refined, and oh-so-light-skinned young woman from Haiti and her Creole-spouting, black-gang-banger-stylin' little brother; a billionaire porn addict, crack dealers in the 'hoods, "de-skilled" conceptual artists at the Miami Art Basel Fair, "spectators" at the annual Biscayne Bay regatta looking only for that night's orgy, yenta-heavy ex-New Yorkers at an "Active Adult" condo, and a nest of shady Russians. Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe's previous bestselling novels, BACK TO BLOOD is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times. Could Miami, with its clash of cultures, be the American city of the future? --From jacket flap.
Subject: Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Police > Florida > Miami > Fiction.
Politicians > Florida > Miami > Fiction.
Psychiatrists > Fiction.
Journalists > Fiction.
Miami (Fla.) > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction.
Satirical fiction.

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