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Gerald Clarke

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Gerald Clarke is the author of Capote, the much acclaimed, bestselling biography of Truman Capote. He has also written for many magazines, including Esquire, Architectural Digest, and Time, where for many years he was a senior writer. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Yale, he now lives in Bridgehampton, in eastern Long Island, New York.

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Too Brief a Treat
The Letters of Truman Capote
Written by Truman Capote
Edited by Gerald Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.00

The private letters of Truman Capote, lovingly assembled here for the first time by acclaimed Capote biographer Gerald Clarke, provide an intimate, unvarnished portrait of one of the twentieth century’s most colorful and fascinating literary figures.

Capote was an inveterate letter writer. He wrote letters as he spoke: emphatically, spontaneously, and passionately... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Too Brief a Treat
The Letters of Truman Capote
Written by Truman Capote
Edited by Gerald Clarke


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $27.95

Truman Capote was hailed as one the most meticulous writers in American letters–a part of the Capote mystique is that his precise writing seemed to exist apart from his chaotic life. While the measure of Capote as a writer is best taken through his work, Capote the person is best understood... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Too Brief a Treat
The Letters of Truman Capote
Written by Truman Capote
Edited by Gerald Clarke


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Get Happy
The Life of Judy Garland
Written by Gerald Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: March 6, 2001
Price: $18.00

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Get Happy
The Life of Judy Garland
Written by Gerald Clarke


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

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