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Gerald Clarke

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
Written by Truman Capote, Edited by Gerald Clarke
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70241-9 (0-375-70241-5)

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...

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Too Brief a Treat
Written by Truman Capote, Edited by Gerald Clarke
Random House | Hardcover | September 2004
$27.95/39.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-50133-3 (0-375-50133-9)

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






Get Happy
Written by Gerald Clarke
Delta | Trade Paperback | March 2001
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-33515-7 (0-385-33515-6)

She lived at full throttle on stage, screen, and in real life, with highs that made history and lows that finally brought down the curtain at age forty-seven. Judy Garland died over thirty years ago, but no biography has so completely captured her spirit -- and demons -- until now.

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