In Monroeville young Capote formed significant bonds and played childhood games with his cousin, Jennings Faulk Carter, and next door neighbor, Nelle Harper Lee. Through the tales told by Carter and spun into a fascinating and revealing narrative by Marianne M. Moates readers discover in Truman Capote's Southern Years the lively imagination and the early tragedies of a brilliant child.
A new foreword by Ralph F. Voss underscores the enduring relevance of Truman Capote's work and the influence his Alabama childhood had on his work.
Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
The young Truman Capote who emerges from these amusing recollections is quick-witted, scheming, mercurial, and a born leader in mischievous escapades.
"A significant contribution to the social history of the era, Truman Capote's Southern Years is delightfully entertaining reading. While we will never know all the reasons for Capote's self-destructive nature, Truman Capote's Southern Years gives us some insight into how and why Capote became what he was, both good and bad."
"The young Truman Capote who emerges from these amusing recollections is quick-witted, scheming, mercurial, and a born leader in mischievous escapades."
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