Tom Wolfe, ‘Bonfire of the Vanities’ author, dies at 87
Writer Tom Wolfe (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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Posted at 9:27 AM, May 15, 2018
and last updated2018-05-15 11:54:52-04
Tom Wolfe, the innovative journalist and author who wrote such best-selling masterpieces as “Bonfires of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has passed away. He was 87.
Wolfe had been hospitalized with an infection, according to his agent Lynn Nesbit, who confirmed his passing.
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