The Early Stories of Truman Capote

The Early Stories of Truman Capote

eBook - 2015 | First edition.
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-- Other Voices, Other Rooms,and -- New Yorker -- --Associated Press ("Capote's early) stories are special. Not just because they give a glimpse of an author finding his voice; or for the traces of his masterpieces. But also because they stand in their own right as lovely vignettes of the lives of the lonely, broken and troubled. . . . If you consider they were written when he was a child--aged between eleven and nineteen--then they become breathtaking in their precocity, craftsmanship, simplicity and the tenderness he became renowned for. -- "-- -- --Kirkus Reviews From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780812998238
0812998235
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 177 pages)
Summary: -- Other Voices, Other Rooms,and -- New Yorker -- --Associated Press ("Capote's early) stories are special. Not just because they give a glimpse of an author finding his voice; or for the traces of his masterpieces. But also because they stand in their own right as lovely vignettes of the lives of the lonely, broken and troubled. . . . If you consider they were written when he was a child--aged between eleven and nineteen--then they become breathtaking in their precocity, craftsmanship, simplicity and the tenderness he became renowned for. -- "-- -- --Kirkus Reviews From the Hardcover edition.

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JCLEdwardR Aug 16, 2016

A fairly light read. I have been reading early short story works by some of the greatest authors and this one is a mix bag. You can see where Capote was already on track to be a strong writer and it is nice to see where he was still working his craft.

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