Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's

A Short Novel and Three Stories

by Truman Capote

Hardback Publication Date: 31/01/1994

 
Contains: Breakfast at Tiffany'sHouse of FlowersA Diamond GuitarA Christmas Memory
ISBN:
9780679600855
9780679600855
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
31-01-1994
Language:
English
Publisher:
Random House USA Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
176
Dimensions (mm):
190x127x16mm
Weight:
0.23kg
Truman Capote

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans in 1924 and was raised in various parts of the south, his family spending winters in New Orleans and summers in Alabama and New Georgia.

By the age of fourteen he had already started writing short stories, some of which were published. He left school when he was fifteen and subsequently worked for the New Yorker which provided his first - and last - regular job.

Following his spell with the New Yorker, Capote spent two years on a Louisiana farm where he wrote Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948). He lived, at one time or another, in Greece, Italy, Africa and the West Indies, and travelled in Russia and the Orient.

He is the author of many highly praised books, including A Tree of Night and Other Stories (1949), The Grass Harp (1951), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958), In Cold Blood (1965), which immediately became the centre of a storm of controversy on its publication, Music for Chameleons (1980) and Answered Prayers (1986), all of which are published by Penguin. Truman Capote died in August 1984.

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