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The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel

Melanie Benjamin 1962-

First edition.. 2016

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PS 3608 .A876 S93 2016 )()

  • Title:
    The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel
  • Author: Melanie Benjamin 1962-
  • Description: Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends -- the alluring socialites Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, and Pamela Churchill. By all appearances, Babe has it all: money, beauty, glamour, jewels, influential friends, a prestigious husband, and gorgeous homes. But beneath this elegantly composed exterior dwells a passionate woman -- a woman desperately longing for true love and connection. Enter Truman Capote. This diminutive golden-haired genius with a larger-than-life personality explodes onto the scene, setting Babe and her circle of Swans aflutter. Through Babe, Truman gains an unlikely entrée into the enviable lives of Manhattan's elite, along with unparalleled access to the scandal and gossip of Babe's powerful circle. Sure of the loyalty of the man she calls "True Heart," Babe never imagines the destruction Truman will leave in his wake. But once a storyteller, always a storyteller -- even when the stories aren't his to tell.
  • Local Note: acq2016enl
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press
  • Format: xvii, 341 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780345528698 (hardcover);ISBN 0345528697 (hardcover)
  • Subjects: Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 -- Fiction; Paley, Babe Mortimer -- Fiction; Capote, Truman, 1924-1984; Paley, Babe Mortimer; Upper class -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction; Upper class; New York (State) -- New York; Biographical fiction; Biographical fiction; Fiction
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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