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Truman Capotes Southern Years: Stories from a Monroeville Cousin Marianne Moates

Truman Capotes Southern Years: Stories from a Monroeville Cousin

Marianne Moates

Published
ISBN : 9780817355272
Paperback
256 pages
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Although much is known about the mature Truman Capote--his literary genius and flamboyant life-style--details of his childhood years spent in Monroeville, Alabama, have remained a mystery. Truman Capotes Southern Years explores Capotes formativeMoreAlthough much is known about the mature Truman Capote--his literary genius and flamboyant life-style--details of his childhood years spent in Monroeville, Alabama, have remained a mystery. Truman Capotes Southern Years explores Capotes formative years, the abandonment by his mother, and his early life in the care of elderly relatives. 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 here by Carter, readers discover the lively imagination and the early tragedies of a brilliant child.