peteg's blog - noise - books - 2006 08 13 MauveGlovesAndMadmen

Tom Wolfe: Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

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Not his best work, but what is? The chapter The Me Decade and the Third Great Awakening and section Sex and Violence remain interesting to those born well after the chronicled generation, but he answers his own question on why scholars failed to delve into the society parties of the day with the now-disconnected Funky Chic.