By Truman Capote

ISBN-10: 0141037261

ISBN-13: 9780141037264

In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a lady whose identify has entered the yank idiom and whose type is part of the literary panorama. Holly Golightly is aware that not anything undesirable can ever occur to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté proceed to charm.

This quantity additionally contains 3 of Capote's best-known tales, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the Saturday Review known as “one of the main relocating tales in our language.” it's a story of 2 innocents—a small boy and the outdated girl who's his top friend—whose sweetness features a difficult, sharp kernel of truth.

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That,” said Holly, “won’t be necessary. She’s been here before. ” She paused long enough to calculate the number of inquiring expressions; it was sufficient.  But heaven knows, she looks healthy. So, well, clean. That’s the extraordinary part. ” Someone coughed, several swallowed. A Naval officer, who had been holding Mag Wildwood’s drink, put it down. ” She shuddered delicately, and went to the kitchen for more ice. Mag Wildwood couldn’t understand it, the abrupt absence of warmth on her return; the conversations she began behaved like green logs, they fumed but would not fire.

But you take Lulamae, she was an exceptional woman. She knew good­and­well what she was doing when she promised to be my wife and the 58 mother of my churren. ” He sipped his cold coffee, and glanced at me with a searching earnestness. ” I did. ” Berman couldn’t be blamed for not guessing that she was a child­wife from Tulip, Texas.  While her brother growed into a giant. Which is a sight different from how they come to us. ‘Twas Nellie, my oldest girl, ‘twas Nellie brought ‘em into the house. She come to me one morning, and said: ‘Papa, I got two wild yunguns locked in the kitchen.

Why, n­n­nothing, sugar.  Christmas stuff for the Ba­ba­zaar. ” She scattered a roundabout smile. ” Rusty Trawler tittered. He squeezed her arm, as though to admire her muscle, and asked her if she could use a drink. ” Whereupon the Air Force colonel suggested he run out for a bottle.  I’m happy with ammonia. J. Berman, who, like many short men in the presence of tall women, had an aspiring mist in his eye.  He lost her to a 37 quadrille of partners who gobbled up her stammered jokes like popcorn tossed to pigeons.

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