At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the mansion in Skully's Landing, his father is nowhere is sight. What he finds instead is a sullen step-mother who delights in killing birds; an uncle with the face of a debauched child; and a fearsome little girl named Idabel.
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"Truman Capote is the most perfect writer of my generation."-NORMAN MAILERAbout the Author:
Truman Capote was born in New Orleans in 1925. He left school at fifteen and subsequently worked for the New Yorker - which provided his first - and last - regular job. He wrote Other Voices, Other Rooms while working on a Louisiana farm in the late 1940s. Truman Capote died in 1984
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1964. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. 1964. 173 pages. Orange and tan pictorial paperback. Inscription to inside of front card. Pages are moderately tanned. Text remains clear throughout. Slight lean to spine. Mild tanning and use marks to cards and spine. Binding remains firm. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1481618682CJD
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