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  1. By Truman Capote Read by Cassandra Campbell. A lost treasure only recently found, Truman Capote's Summer Crossing is a precocious, confident first novel from one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. Audio Books On Cd Unabridged, Truman Capote History Antiquarian & Seller Rating: % positive.
  2. Truman Capote () twice won the O. Henry Memorial Short Story Prize. His work included short-story collections (A Tree of Night, among others), novels and novellas (The Grass Harp and Breakfast at Tiffany's), some of the best travel writin.
  3. In late , a trove of Truman Capote's abandoned papers went up for auction at Sotheby's. Included in the lot was the handwritten manuscript of Summer Crossing, a novel Capote began writing in , and continued to tinker with on and off for a kidwahotlicalbeunacithecentworfa.xyzinfo the time of his death in , Capote scholars and biographers had long believed this manuscript lost, never to be recovered/5(37).
  4. Truman Capote was born in New Orleans in and was raised in various parts of the south, his family spending winters in New Orleans and summers in Alabama and New Georgia. By the age of fourteen he had already started writing short stories, some of which were published.
  5. Jul 01,  · CAPOTE, Truman. Summer crossing. Read by Cassandra Campbell. 3 cds. hrs. Books on Tape. $ Vinyl; plot notes. SA Capote was embarrassed by this novella, his first literary effort, which he wrote as a year-old. He died maintaining he'd destroyed it, but his goof is our gain.
  6. Truman Streckfus Persons (September 30, – August 25, ), known as Truman Capote ([1]), was an American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's () and the true crime novel In Cold Blood (), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel".
  7. About Summer Crossing. Thought to be lost for over 50 years, here is the first novel by one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Set in New York during the summer of , this is the story of a young carefree socialite, Grady, who must make serious decisions about the romance she is dangerously pursuing and the effect it will have on everyone involved.
  8. A work of literary archaeology that reckons, in a roundabout way, as Capote’s debut—save that he put it aside to work on Other Voices, Other Rooms, and this elegant, brief novel was lost.. Lost, literally, for when Capote abandoned Brooklyn for better things following the publication of In Cold Blood—or so the story goes—he left a trunk containing the manuscript of Summer Crossing behind.
  9. Truman Capote. Truman Capote was born September 30, , in New Orleans. After his parents’ divorce, he was sent to live with relatives in Monroeville, Alabama. It was here he would meet his lifelong friend, the author Harper Lee. Capote rose to international prominence in with the publication of his debut novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms.

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