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Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe was the New York journalist who wrote The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) and The Right Stuff (1979), then turned to writing novels, including TheBonfire of the Vanities (1987). A?

New Journalism

(Encyclopedia) New Journalism, intensely subjective approach to journalistic writing prevalent in the United States during the 1960s and 70s, incorporating stylistic techniques associated with?

Wolfe, Tom

(Encyclopedia) Wolfe, Tom (Thomas Kennerly Wolfe, Jr.), 1931?2018, American journalist and novelist, b. Richmond, Va., B.A. Washington and Lee Univ., 1951, Ph.D. Yale, 1957. He began his writing?

Kesey, Ken Elton

(Encyclopedia) Kesey, Ken Elton, 1935?2001, American novelist and counterculture figure, b. La Junta, Colo.; grad. Univ. of Oregon (1957), Stanford Univ. (1960). While a student he volunteered for a?

Fantasy Island

ABC Saturday 9:00?10:00 p.m.; on hiatus Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Louis Lombardi, Edward Hibbert, Madchen Amick, Fyvush Finkel and Sylvia Sidney Welcome to a revamped Fantasy Island?

Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey's first book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), is one of the best-known American novels of the 1960s. The tale was made into an Oscar-winning 1975 movie starring Jack Nicholson as R.?

Ken Kesey 2001 Deaths

Ken KeseyAge: 66 writer and counterculture hero who was inspired to write his first novel, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, while working as a night attendant in the psychiatric ward of a?

Ken Kesey Biography

Ken KeseywriterBorn: 9/17/1935Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado counterculture hero who was inspired to write his first novel, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, while working as a night attendant?

Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager was the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound. Born and raised in small-town West Virginia, Chuck Yeager joined the Army as an airplane mechanic in 1941. As World War II?

Jann Wenner

Jann Wenner is the publishing tycoon best known as the guy who started Rolling Stone magazine. After growing up on the East Coast, Janner attended the University of California in Berkeley until 1966?