the right stuff,and
pushing the envelope.His The Kingdom of Speech (2016) is a controversial critique of Darwinian evolution and Chomsky's linguistics. He also wrote the novels Bonfire of the Vanities (1987), a satiric look at a New York City torn by race and class; A Man in Full (1998), the saga of an Atlanta millionaire and a comic portrait of the New South; I Am Charlotte Simmons (2004), a glimpse at randy contemporary collegians; and Back to Blood (2012), a tale of ethnic, racial, cultural, and financial conflicts in Miami.
See D. Scura, Conversations with Tom Wolfe (1990); studies by H. Bloom, ed. (2000) and B. A. Ragen (2002).
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