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
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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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User Review  - omnia_mutantur - LibraryThing

Just as much trashy fun as her other book, though about an entirely different topic. This was in fact a book that deserved to use the word fabulous in the title. Read full review

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User Review  - FicusFan - LibraryThing

It was a good quick read, it touched on the party, Capote's early life, his writing, and his friends. It also chronicled a time that has passed and the start of the modern era that we are still living ... Read full review


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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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