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The swans of fifth avenue [electronic resource] : A Novel. Melanie Benjamin.

Benjamin, Melanie. (Author). Campbell, Cassandra. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101922781 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Cassandra Campbell.
Summary, etc.: The New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York's "Swans" of the 1950s—and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley. 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 socialite Swans Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, and Pamela Churchill. By all appearances, Babe has it all: money, beauty, glamour, jewels, influential friends, a high-profile 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...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 359456 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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