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Author Tom Wolfe shown in April 2005 announced on 5/13/05 that after three novels his next book will be a return to non fiction profiling Wall Street types who hide their status and act like bad seeds. Wolfe is considered the founder of new journalism. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Thomas Kennerly "Tom" Wolfe, Jr. (born March 2, 1931, although his Who's Who entry gives his date of birth as March 2, 1930) is a best-selling American author and journalist. He is one of the founders of the New Journalism movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

Wolfe was born in Richmond, Virginia to Thomas Kennerly Wolfe, Sr.

Wolfe was student council president, editor of the school newspaper and a star baseball player at St. Christopher's School, an Episcopalian all-boys school in Richmond, Virginia.

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