My Side of the Matter

Author(s): Truman Capote


One of the great masters of lyrical melancholy, Truman Capote remains admired for both his fiction including Breakfast at Tiffany's and the pioneering In Cold Blood, a non-fiction novel' telling the true story of a brutal murder.

Product Information

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans in 1925 and had started writing short stories, some of which were published, by the age of fourteen. He left school at fifteen and subsequently worked for the New Yorker on what proved to be his first, and last, regular job. His first book, Other Voices, Other Rooms, was published in 1948 and he went on to write a number of highly praised books including The Grass Harp (1951), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965) which became the centre of a storm of controversy on its publication. He died in August, 1984.

General Fields

  • : 9780141022178
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.046
  • : May 2005
  • : 181mm X 113mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Truman Capote
  • : Paperback
  • : 64