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Answered Prayers

Authors: Capote, Truman
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC019000, FIC004000
ISBN: 9780345803047, Related ISBNs: 0345803043, 0394556453, 0517699206, 0679751823, 9780345803047
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 208,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Although Truman Capote’s last, unfinished novel offers a devastating group portrait of the high and low society of his time.
Tracing  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 Côte Basque, from literary salons to high-priced 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 finny book displays Capote at his most relentlessly observant and murderously witty.
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