Breakfast at Tiffany's

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 15, 2012 - Fiction - 192 pages
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In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté continue to charm.

This volume also includes three of Capote's best-known stories, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the Saturday Review called “one of the most moving stories in our language.” It is a tale of two innocents—a small boy and the old woman who is his best friend—whose sweetness contains a hard, sharp kernel of truth.

 

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User Review  - enemyanniemae - LibraryThing

Amazing. Seriously. Truman Capote does with words what Van Gogh does with paint. These are some of the most alive and breathing stories I have had the pleasure of reading. All of the stories, from the ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelissaLenhardt - LibraryThing

This is the first story I"ve read by Capote - I couldn't get through In Cold Blood, as much as I wanted to - and I love it. Wonderful language. Great characters. It is very similar and very different than the movie. I definitely like the book better. Read full review

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