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 na´vetÚ 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  - Ben - Goodreads

You can almost hear Moon River singing through your head while reading Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's. The 1961 film based on the novella is so embedded in our consciousness as a true romantic ... Read full review

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I enjoyed Breakfast at Tiffany 's, especially once I started reading it as a prototype of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope done very right. The middle story was alright, and I loved A Christmas Memory. Read full review

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