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Answered Prayers

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Answered Prayers by Truman Capote
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Jan 02, 2024 | ISBN 9780593731109

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  • Mar 29, 1994 | ISBN 9780679751823

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Praise for Answered Prayers and Truman Capote

“Prose that makes the heart sing and the narrative fly.”The New York Times Book Review

“It’s easy to see how and why Capote had predicted [Answered Prayers] to be his magnum opus.”Book Riot

“A gift from an unbridled genius . . . a Proustian view of international high society, a tell-all account of the Kennedys, sexual barter in the literary world and fragrant, addictive gossip at La Cote Basque, an elegant bistro then serving as Manhattan’s social hub . . . Even if the reader is unfamiliar with the blizzard of names being dropped, Answered Prayers is worth the ride, as an engrossing and ultimately poignant saga of aristocratic excess. . . . Capote’s work is irresistible.”Los Angeles Times

“Capote’s ability to conjure a time, place and mood with just a few sentences is remarkable.”—Associated Press

“It is a stunning experience to reread this fiction . . . and to realize how very golden this boy was. . . . We are in the presence of a tremendous talent.”The New Criterion

“Capote does some things perfectly that many writers can’t do at all. . . . [He] summons the sensory world in its bewildering, inexhaustible richness.”Los Angeles Times Book Review

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