Book A Man in Full - Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full
A Man in Full

formato 10 x 15 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação com as páginas amareladas devido ação do tempo; desgastes nas bordas; páginas limpas.... The setting is Atlanta, Georgia -- a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last hit up against reality. Charlie has a 29, 000 acre quail-shooting plantation, a young and demanding second wife, and a half-empty office complex with a staggering load of debt. Meanwhile, Conrad Hensley, idealistic young father of two, is laid off his job at the Croker Global Foods warehouse near Oakland and finds himself spiraling into the lower depths of the American legal system. And back in Atlanta, when star Georgia Tech running back Fareek "the Canon" Fanon, a homegrown product of the city's slums, is accused of date-rathe daughter of a pillar of the white establishment, upscale black lawyer Roger White II is asked to represent Fanon and help keep the city's delicate racial balance blowing sky-high. Networks of illegal Asian immigrants crisscrossing the continent, daily life behind bars, shady real estate syndicates -- Wolfe shows us contemporary America with all the verve, wit, and insight that have made him our most admired novelist. Charlie Croker's deliverance his tribulations provides an unforgettable denouement to the most widely awaited, hilarious and telling novel America has seen in ages -- Tom Wolfe's most outstanding achievement to date. Piso2 +N1, 5

ISBN: 0330354795


Código de Barras: 9780330354790


Origem: Importado


Idioma: Inglês


Categoria: Livros


Autor: Tom Wolfe


Título: A Man in Full


Editora: Macmillan


Ano: 1999


Assunto: Literatura Estrangeira


Páginas: 742


Peso: 500 gramas


Conservação: Produto Usado



Descrição

formato 10 x 15 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação com as páginas amareladas devido ação do tempo; desgastes nas bordas; páginas limpas.... The setting is Atlanta, Georgia -- a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last hit up against reality. Charlie has a 29, 000 acre quail-shooting plantation, a young and demanding second wife, and a half-empty office complex with a staggering load of debt. Meanwhile, Conrad Hensley, idealistic young father of two, is laid off his job at the Croker Global Foods warehouse near Oakland and finds himself spiraling into the lower depths of the American legal system. And back in Atlanta, when star Georgia Tech running back Fareek "the Canon" Fanon, a homegrown product of the city's slums, is accused of date-rathe daughter of a pillar of the white establishment, upscale black lawyer Roger White II is asked to represent Fanon and help keep the city's delicate racial balance blowing sky-high. Networks of illegal Asian immigrants crisscrossing the continent, daily life behind bars, shady real estate syndicates -- Wolfe shows us contemporary America with all the verve, wit, and insight that have made him our most admired novelist. Charlie Croker's deliverance his tribulations provides an unforgettable denouement to the most widely awaited, hilarious and telling novel America has seen in ages -- Tom Wolfe's most outstanding achievement to date. Piso2 +N1, 5

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