Music for Chameleons

Music for Chameleons

Book - 1994 | 1st Vintage International ed.
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In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise; and a proper Connecticut householder with a ruinous obsession for a twelve-year-old he has never met. And we meet Capote himself, who, whether he is smoking with his cleaning lady or trading sexual gossip with Marilyn Monroe, remains one of the most elegant, malicious, yet compassionate writers to train his eye on the social fauna of his time.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994.
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 9780679745662
Branch Call Number: FIC CAPOTE
Characteristics: xix, 262 p. ; 21 cm.


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