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Other Voices, Other Rooms. [A novel.].

A novel describing the abnormal maturing of a loveless thirteen-year-old boy who goes to live with his father in a run-down Louisiana mansion peopled with eccentric characters.

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  • "A novel describing the abnormal maturing of a loveless thirteen-year-old boy who goes to live with his father in a run-down Louisiana mansion peopled with eccentric characters."@en
  • "A novel describing the abnormal maturing of a loveless thirteen-year-old boy who goes to live with his father in a run-down Louisiana mansion peopled with eccentric characters."
  • "A semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found. Instead, Joel meets his morose stepmother, Amy, eccentric cousin Randolph, and a defiant little girl named Idabel, who soon offers Joel the love and approval he seeks."@en
  • "Een twaalfjarige weesjongen beleeft in de halftropische natuur van een der zuidelijke staten van de V.S. zijn puberteitsontwikkeling in een omgeving vol mysterieuze mensen en realistische werkelijkheid."
  • "At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the mansion in Skully's Landing, his father is nowhere is sight. What he finds instead is a sullen step-mother who delights in killing birds; an uncle with the face of a debauched child; and a fearsome little girl named Idabel."
  • "Story of a sensitive boy who bridges the fears and loneliness of adolescence in the modern South."
  • "Everyone Joel Knox met was mysteriously close-mouthed about the place at Skully's Landing. But none were more tight-lipped than the people who bid him welcome to the dismal run-down mansion that was to be his home. None more evasive than his newfound stepmother when Joel asked to see the man who had sent for him after so many silent years."@en
  • "Truman Capote's first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South. At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the decaying mansion in Skully's Landing, his father is nowhere in sight. What he finds instead is a sullen stepmother who delights in killing birds; an uncle with the face'and heart'of a debauched child; and a fearsome little girl named Idabel who may offer him the closest thing he has ever known to love."@en
  • "The main character, Joel Knox, seeks his long-absent father and his own future, but nothing turns out as planned."
  • "In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found."
  • "In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found."@en
  • "In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found. Instead, Joel meets his morose stepmother, Amy, eccentric cousin Randolph, and a defiant little girl named Idabel, who soon offers Joel the love and approval he seeks."@en
  • "In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found. Instead, Joel meets his morose stepmother, Amy, eccentric cousin Randolph, and a defiant little girl named Idabel, who soon offers Joel the love and approval he seeks."

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  • "Other Voices, Other Rooms."
  • "Other Voices, Other Rooms. [A novel.]."
  • "Other Voices, Other Rooms. [A novel.]."@en
  • "Other voices other rooms."@en
  • "Other voices other rooms."
  • "Other voices. other rooms."
  • "Other voices, other rooms : [A twentieth-anniversary ed., with an introd. by the author] /"
  • "Other Voices other Rooms /"
  • "Other Voices, Other Rooms /"
  • "Other voices, other rooms"@en
  • "Other voices, other rooms"
  • "Other voices, other rooms : a novel /"
  • "Other voices, other rooms /"@en
  • "Other voices, other rooms /"
  • "Other voices other rooms. : Twentieth-Anniversary Edition, with an Introduction by /"@en
  • "Other voices, other rooms."
  • "Other voices, other rooms."@en

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