In this Oct. 13, 2008 photo provided by Oscar Corral, writer Tom Wolfe is shown in Miami, Fla. For decades master journalist turned novelist, Tom Wolfe has quietly moved through the U.S., soaking up the lives of the rich and poor for his outrageous, yet spot-on tales of American excess. Wolfe's latest work, a much anticipated novel set in Miami, will be released in October. Wolfe allowed Miami filmmaker Oscar Corral to film him doing research for his novel in Miami. The result is the film "Bloodlines". (AP Photo/Oscar Corral)

In this Oct. 13, 2008 photo provided by Oscar Corral, writer Tom Wolfe is shown in Miami, Fla. For decades master journalist turned novelist, Tom Wolfe has quietly moved through the U.S., soaking up the lives of the rich and poor for his outrageous, yet spot-on tales of American excess. Wolfe's latest work, a much anticipated novel set in Miami, will be released in October. Wolfe allowed Miami filmmaker Oscar Corral to film him doing research for his novel in Miami. The result is the film "Bloodlines". (AP Photo/Oscar Corral)