The Bonfire of the Vanities Summary
Tom Wolfe

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The Bonfire of the Vanities Summary

The Bonfire of the Vanities is a sweeping saga set in 1980's New York, a decade that was popularly known as a greedy, materialistic era. Author Tom Wolfe's satirical treatment of this avarice ranges from the mean streets of Harlem to the privileged isolation of Park Avenue. Wolfe's darkly humorous drama invokes the tension of race and socio-economic relations in New York City during a decade when the haves and the have-nots were...

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