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Anderson - Iva Branch LP Wolfe Tom (Text) 27194232 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch LGPRINT FIC WOL (Text) 30018004152209 Adult Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316224246
  • Physical Description: xii, 881 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Large Print, [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."--Publisher.
Subject: Immigrants > Fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Culture diffusion > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Fiction.
Large type books.
Miami (Fla.) > Social conditions > Fiction.
Biscayne Bay (Fla.) > Fiction.
Florida > Fiction.
Genre: Social commentary fiction.
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Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, I Am Charlotte Simmons, and Back to Blood. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American Studies at Yale. He received the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in New York City.

Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.


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