Brooklyn a personal memoir by Truman Capote

Cover of: Brooklyn | Truman Capote

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Biography,
  • American Authors

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTruman Capote ; with the lost photographs of David Attie ; introduction, George Plimpton ; afterword, Eli Attie
ContributionsAttie, David, photographer, Plimpton, George, writer of introduction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A59 Z469 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination105 pages
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27191574M
ISBN 101936941112
ISBN 109781936941117
LC Control Number2015017904
OCLC/WorldCa953517818, 911920674

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