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Portraits and observations : the essays of Truman Capote.

Author: Truman Capote
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A definitive anthology containing all of the author's essays encompasses his early travel sketches of Brooklyn, New Orleans, and Hollywood; portraits of Isak Dinesen, Mae West, Humphrey Bogart, and Marilyn Monroe; accounts of the filming of "In Cold Blood;" autobiographical musings; and the recently discovered "Remembering Willa Cather."
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Named Person: Truman Capote; Truman Capote
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Truman Capote
ISBN: 1400066611 9781400066612
OCLC Number: 148997431
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 518 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: New Orleans --
New York --
Brooklyn --
Hollywood --
Haiti --
To Europe --
Ischia --
Tangier --
A ride through Spain --
Fontana Vecchia --
Style: and the Japanese --
The muses are heard --
The Duke in his domain --
From Observations: Richard Avedon, John Huston, Charlie Chaplin, A gathering of swans, Pablo Picasso, Coco Chanel, Marcel Duchamp, Jean Cocteau and André Gide, Mae West, Louis Armstrong, Humphrey Bogart, Ezra Pound, Somerset Maugham, Isak Dineson --
A house on the heights --
Lola --
Jane Bowles --
Extreme magic --
Ghosts in sunlight: The filming of In cold blood --
Greek paragraphs --
A voice from a cloud --
Cecil Beaton --
The white rose --
Self-portrait --
Preface to The dogs bark --
Elizabeth Taylor --
Music for chameleons --
Then it all came down --
Handcarved coffins --
A day's work --
Dazzle --
Hidden gardens --
Hello, stranger --
Derring-do --
Nocturnal turnings --
A beautiful child --
Mr. Jones --
A lamp in the window --
Hospitality --
Preface to Music for chameleons --
Remembering Tennessee --
Remembering Willa Cather.
Other Titles: Essays of Truman Capote
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A definitive anthology containing all of the author's essays encompasses his early travel sketches of Brooklyn, New Orleans, and Hollywood; portraits of Isak Dinesen, Mae West, Humphrey Bogart, and Marilyn Monroe; accounts of the filming of "In Cold Blood;" autobiographical musings; and the recently discovered "Remembering Willa Cather."

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