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The Early Stories Of Truman Capote

The Early Stories Of Truman Capote - Capote, Truman/ Als, Hilton (FRW) - ISBN: 9780812987690
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (06-09-2016)
Genre: Science fiction
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Recently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood. This collection of more than a dozen pieces showcases the young Capote developing the unique voice and sensibility that would make him one of the twentieth century’s most original writers.

Spare yet heartfelt, these stories summon our compassion and feeling at every turn. Capote was always drawn to outsiders—women, children, African Americans, the poor—because he felt like one himself from a very early age. Here we see Capote’s powers of empathy developing as he depicts his characters struggling at the margins of their known worlds. A boy experiences the violence of adulthood when he pursues an escaped convict into the woods. Petty jealousies lead to a life-altering event for a popular girl at Miss Burke’s Academy for Young Ladies. In a time of extraordinary loss, a woman fights to save the life of a child who has her lover’s eyes.

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Titel: The Early Stories Of Truman Capote
auteur: Capote, Truman/ Als, Hilton (FRW)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 177
Uitgever: Modern Library
Publicatiedatum: 06-09-2016
NUR: Science fiction
Afmetingen: 203 x 133 x 19
Gewicht: 181 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780812987690
Intern nummer: 34022585

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