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    Tom Wolfe died

    Classic books include The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities

    So much hype for when A Man in Full was released. Got swept up in it!

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    I remember when in Madagascar, those chimps were planning to throw poo at Tom Wolfe. The original joke was Donald Trump being the victim. Oh, what could have been...

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    I'm a baby boomer, so I LOVED “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” and “The Right Stuff”. RIP, Tom.

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    The United States has produced three great journalist writers in its history and Wolfe was the third. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is by far the best book ever written about the 1960s counter-culture. RIP, Tom.

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