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Published: 26 May 2011

208 Pages

127 x 178mm

ISBN: 9780199752041

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Tiny Terror

Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

William Todd Schultz

Inner Lives

  • The first psychobiography of Truman Capote
  • The first book to look closely and carefully at Answered Prayers, Capote's final, unfinished novel, a book perplexing for its element of self-destructiveness
  • Explores the subject of writing as self-destruction as opposed to self-therapy, and the relationship between writers and high society