Los Perros ladran

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Los textos de este libro constituyen, en palabras del autor, ?un mapa en prosa, una geograf?a escrita de mi vida desde 1942 hasta 1972?. Y es que, al principio de su carrera, Capote tuvo una existencia errante que le llev? por Italia, Espa?a, T?nger, Hait?: sus apuntes sobre esos lugares, junto con sus impresiones del Nueva Orleans y Nueva York de su infancia y adolescencia, bajo el r?tulo Color local, dibujan, con pinceladas impregnadas de una peculiar poes?a, una perspectiva hasta ahora desconocida del autor. ...
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Overview

Los textos de este libro constituyen, en palabras del autor, «un mapa en prosa, una geografía escrita de mi vida desde 1942 hasta 1972». Y es que, al principio de su carrera, Capote tuvo una existencia errante que le llevó por Italia, España, Tánger, Haití: sus apuntes sobre esos lugares, junto con sus impresiones del Nueva Orleans y Nueva York de su infancia y adolescencia, bajo el rótulo Color local, dibujan, con pinceladas impregnadas de una peculiar poesía, una perspectiva hasta ahora desconocida del autor. Por sus páginas desfilan personajes conocidos, como André Gide, Cecil Beaton, Colette o Greta Garbo, y también otros anónimos aunque igualmente antológicos, como su inolvidable criada siciliana; Hyppolite, el sorprendente pintor haitiano; y, sobre todo, Lola, el cuervo que fue su mascota durante un año y que protagoniza uno de los textos más extraordinarios de este libro.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788433908995
  • Publisher: Anagrama
  • Publication date: 10/31/2013
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,034,831
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Truman Capote
Truman Capote
When Truman Capote debuted on the New York literary scene in 1948, no one had seen anything quite like him. Capote soon became famous for his intensely readable and nuanced short stories, novels, and novellas, but he was equally famous as a personality, gadfly, and bon vivant -- not to mention as a crime writer. Capote’s much-imitated 1965 book, In Cold Blood, all but invented the narrative true-crime genre.

Biography

Truman Capote was a native of New Orleans, where he was born on September 30, 1924. His first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms, was an international literary success when first published in 1948, and accorded the author a prominent place among the writers of America's postwar generation. He sustained this position subsequently with short-story collections (A Tree of Night, among others), novels and novellas (The Grass Harp and Breakfast at Tiffany's), some of the best travel writing of our time (Local Color), profiles and reportage that appeared originally in The New Yorker (The Duke in His Domain and The Muses Are Heard), a true-crime masterpiece (In Cold Blood), several short memoirs about his childhood in the South (A Christmas Memory, The Thanksgiving Visitor, and One Christmas), two plays (The Grass Harp and House of Flowers and two films (Beat the Devil and The Innocents).

Mr. Capote twice won the O.Henry Memorial Short Story Prize and was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He died in August 1984, shortly before his sixtieth birthday.

Author biography courtesy of Random House, Inc.

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    1. Date of Birth:
      September 30, 1924
    2. Place of Birth:
      New Orleans, Louisiana
    1. Date of Death:
      August 25, 1984
    2. Place of Death:
      Los Angeles, California
    1. Education:
      Trinity School and St. John's Academy in New York City and Greenwich High School in Connecticut

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