The Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009 | Unabridged
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Tom Wolfe's best-selling modern classic tells the story of Sherman McCoy, an elite Wall Street bond trader who has it all: wealth, power, prestige, a Park Avenue apartment, a beautiful wife, and an even more beautiful mistress-until one wrong turn sends Sherman spiraling downward in a humiliating fall from grace. A car accident in the Bronx involving Sherman, his girlfriend, and two young lower-class black men sets a match to the incendiary racial and social tensions of 1980s New York City. Suddenly, Sherman finds himself embroiled in the most brutal, high-profile case of the year, as prosecutors, politicians, the press, the police, the clergy, and assorted hustlers rush in to further their own political and social agendas. With so many egos at stake, the last priority on anyone's mind is truth or justice in this bitingly hilarious American satire.
Publisher: [United States]: Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (27hr., 31 min.)) : digital
digital,digital recording
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Additional Contributors: Barrett, Joe
hoopla digital
ISBN: 9781483077536
1483077535

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Jul 10, 2018

Fabulous book and equally great recorded book.

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Oct 13, 2012

whhhoooooo hooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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