The Bonfire of the Vaniities Author:Tom Wolfe Against a New York Landscape teeming with detail and the kind of dead-on observation that is Tom Wolfe's trademark, we meet Sherman McCoy, a young investment banker who's got it all: The right high-paying high-powered job on Wall Street, the right connections, the right co-op, the right wife and child, the right mistress. Life is good for Sherm... more »an McCoy...until...he's involved in a freak accident in the Bronx. Suddenly,prosecutors,politicians,the press,police,clergy,and assorted hustlers high and low are closing in on him,licking their chops...Here is a big,rich,panoramic story of a city where everybody is burning with the itch to Grab It Now.
Multi award winnig actor JOHN LITHGOW first came to national attention for his Oscar-nominated role in THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP. His other film appearances include TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (for which he was also nominated),FOOTLOOSE,ALL THAT JAZZ,and TWILIGHT ZONE-THE MOVIE. He won a Tony Award for his performance in THE CHANGING ROOM on Broadway and was again nominated in 1998 for M. BUTTERFLY.
An abridgement of Bonfire Of The Vanities 1987 by Tom Wolfe
2 Cassettes total playing time 2 hours 47 minutes« less