Jug of Silver

Jug of Silver

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Overview

Jug of Silver by Truman Capote, James Hoys

Do your students enjoy a good laugh? Do they like to be scared? Or do they just like a book with a happy ending? No matter what their taste, our Creative Short Stories series has the answer.

We've taken some of the world's best stories from dark, musty anthologies and brought them into the light, giving them the individual attention they deserve. Each book in the series has been designed with today's young reader in mind. As the words come to life, students will develop a lasting appreciation for great literature.

The humor of Mark Twain...the suspense of Edgar Allan Poe...the danger of Jack London...the sensitivity of Katherine Mansfield. Creative Short Stories has it all and will prove to be a welcome addition to any library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780886820763
Publisher: Creative Company, The
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Series: Short Story Library
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Age Range: 9 Years

About the Author

New Orleans native Truman Capote (1924-1984) was one of the most prominent American authors of the postwar era whose best-known books include the novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s (the basis for the 1961 film) and his nonfiction masterpiece In Cold Blood. Capote won the O. Henry Memorial Short Story Prize twice and was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. For a time, he and Harper Lee were neighbors in Monroeville, Alabama.

Date of Birth:

September 30, 1924

Date of Death:

August 25, 1984

Place of Birth:

New Orleans, Louisiana

Place of Death:

Los Angeles, California

Education:

Trinity School and St. John's Academy in New York City and Greenwich High School in Connecticut

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