Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black and White Ball

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Wiley, Feb 24, 2006 - History - 320 pages
26 Reviews
In 1966, everyone who was anyone wanted an invitation to Truman Capote's "Black and White Dance" in New York, and guests included Frank Sinatra, Norman Mailer, C. Z. Guest, Kennedys, Rockefellers, and more. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and drawings of the guests, this portrait of revelry at the height of the swirling, swinging sixties is a must for anyone interested in American popular culture and the lifestyles of the rich, famous, and talented.

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Review: Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black-And-White Ball

User Review  - Becca - Goodreads

Actually 3.5 ... I really enjoyed a book centering around "just a party" but also all that it embodied at that time. The gossipy sensationalism of it was fun. I also appreciated the "cliffs notes ... Read full review

Review: Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black-And-White Ball

User Review  - Ray - Goodreads

Having my obsession right now with Truman and his gang. This book jumped at me and was everything I wanted to see and hear about. Full of "gossipy" bits about the period and characters you couldn't ... Read full review

Contents

The Guest List
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Notes
267
Bibliography
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Deborah Davis is a writer and film executive who has worked as a story editor and story analyst for several major film companies. She is also the author of the well-reviewed strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X.

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