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The Resource The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel, Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel, Melanie Benjamin

Label
The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel
Title
The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Benjamin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjamin, Melanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A876
LC item number
S93 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capote, Truman
  • Paley, Babe Mortimer
  • Upper class
  • Capote, Truman
  • Paley, Babe Mortimer
  • Upper class
  • New York (State)
Label
The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel, Melanie Benjamin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780345528698
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014048099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocn898717399
Label
The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel, Melanie Benjamin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780345528698
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014048099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocn898717399

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