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Truman Capote's first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South. At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the decaying mansion in Skully's Landing, his father is nowhere in sight. What he finds instead is a sullen stepmother who delights in killing birds; an uncle with the face--and heart--of a debauched child; and a fearsome little girl named Idabel who may offer him the closest thing he has ever known to love.
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Grouped Work ID 64c4062e-dec4-50f4-a371-726d7d4e516d
Full title other voices other rooms
Author capote truman
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author Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
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display_description In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found. Instead, Joel meets his morose stepmother, Amy, eccentric cousin Randolph, and a defiant little girl named Idabel, who soon offers Joel the love and approval he seeks.
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owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
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publishDate 1948, 2007
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series Vintage International
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subject_facet Boys -- Alabama -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Alabama -- Fiction, Friendship -- Alabama -- Fiction, Mothers -- Death -- Fiction, Southern states -- Fiction, Stepmothers -- Alabama -- Fiction
title_display Other voices, other rooms
title_full Other Voices, Other Rooms, Other voices, other rooms / Truman Capote
title_short Other voices, other rooms
topic_facet Boys, Death, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Friendship, Literature, Mothers, Stepmothers