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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote - Truman Capote, Reynolds Price
The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
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A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the short story. Ranging from the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all... show more
A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the short story. Ranging from the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all the unforgettable places and people of Capote’s oeuvre are here, in stories as elegant as they are heartfelt, as haunting as they are compassionate. Reading them reminds us of the miraculous gifts of a beloved American original.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400096916 (140009691X)
ASIN: 140009691X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Compactos 23 (#623)
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Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
4.0
Arranged in chronological order, these short stories show Capote's evolution as a writer, moving from more imitative styles to his own voice. As with most collections, some of the stories are better than others. Reading the first one, "The Walls Are Cold," almost made me quit. The walls weren't the ...
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4.0 The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Vintage International)
I've just decided to pull this back out. I bought this book after seeing a movie based on Capote's memoirs and/or short stories about his childhood...I forget the details, but it was lovely. So much of his fame dwelt on the gruesome and urbane--I think it's easy to forget that he was raised in the s...
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