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Description - Truman Capote by George Plimpton

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 love life; the groundbreaking excitement of "In Cold Blood," the first "nonfiction novel"; his years as a jet-setter; and his final days of flagging inspiration, alcoholism, and isolation. All his famous friends and enemies are here: Katherine Graham, Lauren Bacall, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion, William Styron, Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer, Lee Radziwill, John Huston, John Knowles, William F. Buckley, Jr., and dozens of others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780385491730
ISBN-10: 0385491735
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Pages: 498
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Plimpton

George Plimpton, the originator of "participatory journalism," is the editor of The Paris Review.His books include Paper Lion, Out of My League, The Bogey Man, Open Net, The Curious Case of Sidd Finch, and, most recently, The X Factor.He lives in New York City. From the Hardcover edition."

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