Other Voices Other Rooms Author:Truman capote The widely heralded bestseller that brought Truman capote world acclaim ... The fascinating story of a sensitive boy who bridges the fear, miseries and loneliness of adolescence under the opposing influence of two people: His uncle--a cynical too-worldly-wise man living in the bitter memory of an unwholesome romance. And his friend--a sassy naiv... more »e tomboy who shares with him the first awakening moments of fresh young love. "Not only a work of unusual beauty, but a work of unusual inteligence. ... One of the most accomplished of American novelists." --New York Herald Tribune
The New orleans born Truman Capote achieved international success at the age of 23 with the publication of this brilliant novel. Two of his works, The grass harp and House of Flowers, became Broadway productions and his bestselling novel, Breakfast at Tiffany's, a major motion picture. The hardcover editions of Mr. Capote's books are published by Random House.« less
Striking mood and ery descriptive. The novel feels like a dream and indeed I could not read it before bed since my dreams were filled with images of an American South I have never experienced. Powerful if puzzling.