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Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia on March 2, 1930. He received bachelor's degree in English from Washington and Lee University in 1951 and a Ph.D in American studies from Yale University in 1957. He started his journalism career as a general-assignment reporter at The näytä lisää Springfield Union. While he was working for The Washington Post, he was assigned to cover Latin America and won the Washington Newspaper Guild's foreign news prize for a series on Cuba in 1961. In 1962, he became a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune and a staff writer for New York magazine. His work also appeared in Harper's and Esquire. His first book, a collection of articles about the flamboyant Sixties written for New York and Esquire entitled The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, was published in 1968. His other collections included Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and Hooking Up. His non-fiction works included The Pump House Gang; The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; The Painted Word; Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine; In Our Time; and From Bauhaus to Our House. The Right Stuff won the American Book Award for nonfiction, the National Institute of Arts and Letters Harold Vursell Award for prose style, and the Columbia Journalism Award. It was adapted into a film in 1983. His fiction books included The Bonfire of the Vanities, Ambush at Fort Bragg, A Man in Full, The Kingdom of Speech, I Am Charlotte Simmons, and Back to Blood. He was also a contributing artist at Harper's from 1978 to 1981. Many of his illustrations were collected in In Our Time. He died on May 14, 2018 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Tekijän teokset

Turhuuksien rovio (1987) 8,969 kappaletta
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) 6,357 kappaletta
The Right Stuff (1979) 4,674 kappaletta
Täysi mies (1998) 4,534 kappaletta
Minä olen Charlotte Simmons (2004) 3,881 kappaletta
From Bauhaus to Our House 1,354 kappaletta
Täydessä terässä (2000) 1,044 kappaletta
Back to Blood (2012) 982 kappaletta
The Painted Word (1975) — Tekijä; Kuvittaja, eräät painokset944 kappaletta
The Pump House Gang (1968) 506 kappaletta
Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine (1976) — Tekijä; Kuvittaja, eräät painokset339 kappaletta
The New Journalism (1973) — Toimittaja; Avustaja — 334 kappaletta
The Kingdom of Speech (2016) 292 kappaletta
The Purple Decades (1982) — Kuvittaja, eräät painokset272 kappaletta
Ambush at Fort Bragg (1997) 146 kappaletta
In Our Time (1980) — Kuvittaja, eräät painokset122 kappaletta
Tom Wolfe: Two Complete Books (1994) 29 kappaletta
Frederick Hart: Sculptor (1995) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta
Où est votre stylo ? (2016) 9 kappaletta
The Tinkerings of Robert Noyce (1990) 8 kappaletta
Mid-Atlantic Man (1969) 3 kappaletta
Wolfe Tom 2 kappaletta
il deceennio dell'io (2013) 2 kappaletta
Underneath the I-Beams (1981) 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Avustaja — 780 kappaletta
Gonzo : Hunter S. Thompsonin elämä (2007) — Avustaja — 603 kappaletta
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1969, Volume 1 (1998) — Avustaja — 325 kappaletta
The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (1997) — Avustaja — 305 kappaletta
The Best of Modern Humor (1983) — Avustaja — 291 kappaletta
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Avustaja — 281 kappaletta
Three Novels : Mildred Pierce; Double Indemnity; The Postman Always Rings Twice; (1934) — Johdanto, eräät painokset213 kappaletta
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Avustaja — 208 kappaletta
The Best American Sports Writing of the Century (1999) — Avustaja — 191 kappaletta
Photographs (1983) — Johdanto — 181 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 1990 (1990) — Avustaja — 119 kappaletta
On the Firing Line: The Public Life of Our Public Figures (1989) — Avustaja — 113 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 1987 (1987) — Avustaja — 84 kappaletta
Going Downtown: The War Against Hanoi and Washington (1988) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset78 kappaletta
Malaparte: A House Like Me (1999) — Esipuhe — 51 kappaletta
The Best American Magazine Writing 2000 (2000) — Avustaja — 26 kappaletta
Color Photographs (1976) 18 kappaletta
I'm a Little Special (1999) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Sky High: Stories of Survival from Air to Space (2002) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Bill Cunningham New York [2010 film] (2011) — Actor — 9 kappaletta
À la Mode: On the Social Psychology of Fashion (1973) — Johdanto, eräät painokset8 kappaletta
The New York Spy A Most Personal Guide to the Empire City (1967) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Speed: Stories of Survival from Behind the Wheel (2002) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta

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Yleistieto

Kanoninen nimi
Wolfe, Tom
Virallinen nimi
Wolfe, Thomas Kennerly, Jr.
Syntymäaika
1930-03-02
Kuolinaika
2018-05-14
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
Yhdysvallat
Syntymäpaikka
Richmond, Virginia, Verenigde Staten
Kuolinpaikka
New York, New York, USA
Kuolinsyy
antibiotic-resistant infection
Asuinpaikat
Richmond, Virginia, USA
New York, New York, USA
Koulutus
St. Christopher's School
Washington and Lee University (BA|English|1951)
Yale University (PhD|American Studies|1957)
Ammatit
writer
journalist
Organisaatiot
Springfield Union
The Washington Post
New York Herald Tribune
Esquire
New Journalism
Rolling Stone (näytä kaikki 7)
Harper's Magazine
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Jefferson Lecture (2006)
Washington Newspaper Guild Award ( [1961])
Society of Magazine Writers Award for Excellence (1970)
National Humanities Medal (2001)
Frank Luther Mott Research Award (1973)
John Dos Passos Award (1984) (näytä kaikki 17)
Virginia Laureate for Literature (1977)
Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award of the American Institute of Arts and Letters (1980)
Art History Citation (National Sculpture Society ∙ 1980)
Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence (1986)
St. Louis Literary Award (1990)
National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (2010)
Gari Melchers Medal (1986)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Medal (Eastern Washington University ∙ 1986)
Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2003)
Golden Plate Award (American Academy of Achievement, 2005)
Carl Sandburg Literary Award (2008)
Agentti
Lynn Nesbit (Janklow and Nesbit)

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