Truman Capote : in which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career (Book, 1997) [Huntingdon College Houghton Memorial Library]
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Truman Capote : in which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career

Author: George Plimpton
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Using oral biography, a technique that perfectly matches the style of his subject, George Plimpton blends the voices of Capote's lovers, haters, acquaintances, and colleagues into a highly readable narrative. Here we are present for the entire span of Capote's life: his Southern childhood and his early days in New York; his first literary success with the publication of Other Voices, Other Rooms; his highly active  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plimpton, George.
Truman Capote.
New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1997
(OCoLC)595908292
Online version:
Plimpton, George.
Truman Capote.
New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1997
(OCoLC)605332768
Named Person: Truman Capote; Truman Capote; Truman Capote; Truman Capote; Truman Capote
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Plimpton
ISBN: 0385232497 9780385232494 0330368710 9780330368711
OCLC Number: 36910032
Notes: Huntingdon College Houghton Memorial Library notes:
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 498 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: In Which the Reader Is Introduced to Monroeville (pop. 1,800), Harper Lee, and Goes to TC's First Big Party --
In Which TC Arrives in New York, Goes to a Succession of Schools, Fails Math, and Meets Some New Friends --
In Which TC Joins The New Yorker, Upsets Robert Frost, Writes His First Stories, and Joins the New York Artistic World --
In Which TC Is Accepted into a Writers' Colony in Upstate New York and into a New Circle of Friends and Meets Newton Arvin --
In Which TC Takes a Train Ride, Meets the Trillings, and Alarms the Island of Nantucket --
In Which TC's Other Voices, Other Rooms Is Published and Given the Critical Once-Over --
In Which TC Embarks on the Grand Tour and Visits the Salons of Paris --
In Which TC Moves Out of His Mother's Apartment and Meets His Lifelong Friend, Jack Dunphy --
In Which TC and Jack Dunphy Leave for the Expatriate Life of Europe --
In Which TC Receives Sad News --
In Which TC Tries His Hand at the Theater --
In Which TC Returns to Europe, Teaches a Large Bird Epithets, Writes Beat the Devil amid Bedlam, and Arm-Wrestles Humphrey Bogart --
In Which TC Settles Across the River --
In Which TC Speaks About His Working Habits, His Mentors, and His Aversion to Nuns Traveling on the Same Plane --
In Which TC Alarms the Town of Stonington, Connecticut --
In Which the Reader Is Introduced to the Swans and TC Is Seen as Counselor and Confidant --
In Which TC's Breakfast at Tiffany's Upsets Mr. Deems --
In Which TC Decides to Go to Kansas --
In Which TC Is a Witness to the Doings in the Penitentiary Warehouse.
Responsibility: George Plimpton.
Local System Bib Number:
55519

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The story of Truman Capote's life, as told by the people who knew him, from his neighbours in Monroeville, Alabama, where he grew up, to his friends and enemies in Manhattan at the height of his  Read more...
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