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Tru and Nelle - G. Neri
Tru and Nelle
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Long before they became famous writers, Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) were childhood friends in Monroeville, Alabama. This fictionalized account of their time together opens at the beginning of the Great Depression, when Tru is seven and Nelle is six. They... show more
Long before they became famous writers, Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) were childhood friends in Monroeville, Alabama. This fictionalized account of their time together opens at the beginning of the Great Depression, when Tru is seven and Nelle is six. They love playing pirates, but they like playing Sherlock and Watson-style detectives even more. It’s their pursuit of a case of drugstore theft that lands the daring duo in real trouble. Humor and heartache intermingle in this lively look at two budding writers in the 1930s South.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780544699601 (0544699602)
ASIN: 0544699602
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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3.0 Tru & Nelle
I was on a Truman Capote kick this summer, beginning with Capote, the movie, then on to the novel The Swans of Fifth Avenue, and finally, to this, a middle grade novel that introduces us to childhood friends Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee. I read this as a kind of personal catharsis, to help me ...
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