A Capote reader

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Random House, 1987 - Fiction - 722 pages
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A large volume that includes virtually all of Capote's published work with the exceptions of his Christmas tales, Other Voices, Other Rooms, and In Cold Blood--including several pieces that have never been published in book form.

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If you can get past his persona and behavior, Truman Capote writes with lucid wit and extraordinary grace. There isn't a story in this large book that wasn't a joy to read, even if it is just because of his writing style. I probably would enjoy a compilation of shopping lists written by Capote. Read full review

A Capote reader

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"I wish that then and there I had moved to the country. But it was too late, for I had already started my journey to the Earth's interior.'' Like all of Capote's fiction, Answered Prayers draws ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans on September 30, 1924. He rose to international prominence in 1948 with the publication of his debut novel, "Other Voices," "Other Rooms," His other works of fiction include "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "A Tree of Night," "The Grass Harp," and "Summer Crossing," the author's long-lost first novel, which was rediscovered in 2004 and published by Random House in 2005. His nonfiction novel "In Cold Blood" is widely considered one of the greatest books of the twentieth century. Capote twice won the O. Henry Memorial Short Story Prize and was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He died on August 25, 1984, shortly before his sixtieth birthday.

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