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Truman Capote's Southern Years: Stories from a Monroeville Cousin

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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 Capote's Southern Years explores Capote's formative years, the abandonment
by his mother, and his early life in the care of elderly relatives. In Monroeville young Capote formed sign
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 30th 1996 by University Alabama Press
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Annette Malen
Apr 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Annette by: My dad
Really enjoyed this book. To Kill a Mockingbird is one book I read again and again so I really liked reading about Harper Lee's life and influences as she grew up with Truman and Jennings Faulk Carter. Highly Recommend.
Debra
Dec 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this book on Truman Capote's early years growing up in Monroeville, Alabama. The memories are well-written, and give you a bit of understanding into how this small town shaped him.
Claire
Aug 29, 2009 rated it liked it
Fairly interesting, though light book on Capote's Southern years by a distant cousin.
Leslie
Jul 27, 2007 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Truman Capote fans
One of Truman Capote's relatives wrote a book about his childhood in Monroeville. It was a nice to see Truman in his relative childhood innocence before he became a bon vivant.
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