The Purple Decades
Obz Books. Literary Criticism.
Paperback. English. Picador. 1983. Used. In the 1960s and the 1970s Tom Wolfe rose to fame as the foremost chronicler of the gaudiest period in American history. It began at a hot rod and custom car show where he marvelled at the little nest of pink angora angel's hair used for the purpose of "glamourous" display.