A definitive compendium of all the short fiction of the acclaimed author of In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's includes such famed pieces as Children on Their Birthdays and A Christmas Memory, as well as such lesser-known tales as Master Misery and Jug of Silver. 14,000 first printing.
TRUMAN CAPOTE was born in New Orleans on September 30, 1924. In 1948 his first novel, "Other Voices, Other Rooms, " was published to international critical acclaim, assuring Capote a place among the prominent postwar American writers. He won the O. Henry Memorial Short Story Prize twice and was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. His other works include "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "The Grass Harp," and the nonfiction masterpiece "In Cold Blood." He died on August 25, 1984. REYNOLDS PRICE is the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University and the distinguished author of more than twenty-five books of fiction, poetry, drama, and essays. He lives in North Carolina.