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AHJ - Hampton Branch FIC WOL (Text) 30365100926196 Adult Fiction Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch FIC WOL (Text) 30365101104421 Adult Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Wolfe Tom (Text) 22960000580935 Adult Fiction Available -
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Cherokee - Blacksburg Library F WOL (Text) 33636004079101 Adult Fiction Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library F WOL (Text) 33636003089085 Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780316036313
  • ISBN: 0316036315
  • Physical Description: x, 704 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2012.

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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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