The early stories of Truman Capote

Title
The early stories of Truman Capote / foreword by Hilton Als.
Author
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Publication
New York : Random House, [2015]

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Additional Authors
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Description
xxii, 177 pages; 20 cm
Uniform Title
Early stories of Truman Capote
Alternative Title
Early stories of Truman Capote
Subjects
Contents
Parting of the way -- Mill store -- Hilda -- Miss Belle Rankin -- If I forget you -- The moth in the flame -- Swamp terror -- The familiar stranger -- Louise -- This is for Jamie -- Lucy -- Traffic west -- Kindred spirits -- Where the world begins.
Call Number
JFD 15-5229
ISBN
  • 9780812998221
  • 0812998227
LCCN
2015011437
Author
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Title
The early stories of Truman Capote / foreword by Hilton Als.
Publisher
New York : Random House, [2015]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Summary
"In a small Southern town, a teenage girl anxiously waits for her date to arrive. A little boy meets his dream dog in Central Park. A woman fights to save the life of a child who has her lover's eyes. Best friends discuss the theoretical murder of husbands. In these never-before-published stories, written by Truman Capote when he was in his teens and twenties, Capote-the-Writer is already recognizable. His prose: witty, poignant, and crystal-clear. His characters: solitary, observant young children; charming and naïve young women whom you could imagine befriending Holly Golightly; aging urban sophisticates worn down by cynicism. His settings: the rural South of his childhood and the cosmopolitan New York of the 1940s. This splendid collection offers readers to opportunity to see the confident first steps of one of the 20th century's most-acclaimed writers onto the path that would lead to his most beloved works"-- Provided by publisher.
Added Author
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Parting of the way.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Mill store.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Hilda.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Miss Belle Rankin.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. If I forget you.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Moth in the flame.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Swamp terror.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Familiar stranger.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Louise.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. This is for Jamie.
Research Call Number
JFD 15-5229
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