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Holly’s Particular Talents – “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” – Truman Capote

February 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Journalism, Newspapers, The Media

Certain shades of limelight wreck a girl’s complexion. Even if a jury gave me the Purple Heart, this neighborhood holds no future: they’d still have up every rope from LaRue to Perona’s Bar and Grill — take my word, I’d be about as welcome as Mr. Frank E. Campbell. And if you lived off my particular talents, Cookie, you’d understand the kind of bankruptcy I’m describing.

About as close as Holly ever gets to spelling out her ‘particular talents’


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