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Radical chic & Mau-Mauing the flak catchers.

Tom Wolfe

Radical chic & Mau-Mauing the flak catchers.

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black Panther Party.,
  • African Americans -- Politics and government.,
  • African Americans -- Suffrage.,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17772869M


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Radical Chic is a fun read and will explain a lot about how the better half understood the radicalism of the 60's. I actually prefer the lesser known Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers. Anyone who has ever been involved in interest group politics will howl with laughter as angry minority youths confront pasty white bureaucrats in Oakland in the late 5/5(5).

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And in "Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers," Wolfe travels to San Francisco to survey another meeting-ground between militant minorities and the liberal white establishment. This time the meeting deals with the newly emerging art of confrontation, as practiced by San Francisco's militant minorities in response to a highly bureaucratized poverty program/5(9).

The Party’s Over Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers. by Tom Wolfe. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ The Leonard Bernsteins’ evening with the Black Panthers was not an event parallel to the draining away of moral authority in the French monarchy under Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette during the last days of the ancien régime.

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and "delicious" (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New Journalism "On the night of January 4,Maestro and Mrs.

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That incongruous scene is re-created here in high fidelity as is another meeting ground between militant minorities and the liberal white establishment, in Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers/5(7).

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and "delicious" (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New Journalism "On the night of January 4,Maestro and Mrs. Leonard Bernstein threw a bash in their thirteen-room park Avenue pad to raise money for the Black 5/5(1).

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is one of Tom Wolfe’s essential books, and Wolfe once said in“As a piece of sheer writing, it’s my favorite book.” (Conversations with Tom Wolfe, p) It's a terrific read, with a very strong authorial voice.

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The phrase radical chic was coined by Tom Wolfe in when Leonard Bernstein gave a party for the Black Panthers at his duplex apartment on Park Avenue. That incongrous scene is re-created here in high fidelity as is another meeting ground between militant minorities and the liberal white establishment.

The white liberal establishment encounters the newly emerging art of confrontation in two devastatingly funny essays exploring political stances and social styles in a status-minded world.3/5(6). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: 'Radical chic' appeared in somewhat different form in New York magazine June Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is classic Wolfe, a funny, irreverent, and "delicious" (The Wall Street Journal) dissection of class and status by the master of New Journalism "On the night of January 4,Maestro and Mrs.

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