Answered Prayers
by Truman Capote


Overview - As it follows the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at La Cote Basque, from literary salons to highpriced whorehouses. It takes in calculating beauties and sadistic husbands along with such real-life supporting characters as Colette, the Duchess of Windsor, Montgomery Clift, and Tallulah Bankhead.  Read more...

 
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Overview
As it follows the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at La Cote Basque, from literary salons to highpriced whorehouses. It takes in calculating beauties and sadistic husbands along with such real-life supporting characters as Colette, the Duchess of Windsor, Montgomery Clift, and Tallulah Bankhead. Above all, this malevolently funny book displays Capote at his most relentlessly observant and murderously witty.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679751823
  • ISBN-10: 0679751823
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: April 1994
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 8.18 x 5.16 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds

Series: Vintage International

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