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I recently read the book Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe Mr Wolfe holds adoctorate in American Studies from Yale University and is the author of many non fictionbooks such as The Right Stuff In Our Time and Clutter and Vine Bonfire of the Vanitieswas his first fiction work This book was published by Bantam Books Inc and wasI believe the theme of this book to be true to oneself and trust no one but oneself It is show many times in this book that people will go below their morals simply forpersonal advancement It is also shown that human nature allows for many changes ofThe main character in this book is Sherman McCoy Sherman begins the story as awealthy bonds salesmen living in a 3200000 apartment on Park Avenue Shermanrefers to himself as Master of the Universe many times throughout the story Thisshows his feelings of superiority over the rest of the human race Sherman was wellbrought up and from all the right schools His father is a retired wealthy successfulbusinessman that is well respected throughout the world Shermans wife Judy issomewhat cool too him She is very extravagant and gives the impression that she may bein the marriage simply for the money Their daughter Campbell is six when the storybegins and is very innocent to the ways of the world Maria Ruskin is a young woman ofabout thirty who is married to Arthur Ruskin a wealthy man of about sixty Maria andSherman are in the process of a drawn out affair when the story beginsThis book tells about the events that occur in New York City over the course of ayear This story begins when Sherman and Maria go out on a date one evening and endup lost in the Bronx As they are coming through a run-down neighborhood inShermans black Mercedes two African-American teenage boys approach the car Sherman gets out to move some boxes that were obstructing their way The
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