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

Benjamin, Melanie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345539755 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2016.

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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 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...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Press, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 895 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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