New chapter of "Answered Prayers" published
November 1, 2012 7:46 AM Subscribe
A small piece of Truman Capote’s famously unfinished novel Answered Prayers has come to light. The six-page story, “Yachts and Things,” found among Capote’s papers in the Manuscripts and Archives Division of the New York Public Library, is published in the December issue of Vanity Fair, out now in New York and nationally next week. The story will be available online in mid-November.
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The 1975 publication in Esquire
of "La Côte Basque 1965"
- a 13,000-word chapter from the work-in-progress - effectively destroyed
Capote as a social entity and, by extension, as a writer. It also drove one of its subjects to suicide